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Are you planning a trip overseas? Traveling can be loads of fun. Being ill while away from home is not and can quickly derail your trip.
When traveling aboard, come to AFC Urgent Care Downingtown before you depart. We are the one-stop urgent care center that can get you ready to travel overseas safely. We carry all of the required and recommended vaccines to protect you, your family, or employees while visiting other countries.
Making sure your vaccines are up to date when traveling out of the country is as important as keeping your passport or visas up to date. Yes, there are more severe health risks around the world compared to the United States, but there are also more treatments and preventative measures that can be taken. At our walk-in urgent care center, we offer travel health programs that are convenient and cost-effective. We offer a one-stop destination for all of your international travel medicine needs.
Some of the services and medications we offer include:
Compare to the past, people are traveling more today than they ever have been before. They are visiting new and exciting destinations for recreation and business. While this does expose people to more chances of contracting an illness while traveling, there are also more options for travel vaccinations, medications, and other immunizations. No matter where you are traveling throughout the world, you should know what possible organisms you may be exposed to that could make you severely ill.
Regardless if you are an experienced international traveler or leaving the country for the first time, educate yourself about the health risks of the countries you are visiting. Once armed with the facts, let AFC Urgent Care Downingtown arm you with the right vaccines and medications. We have helped many travelers in the Downingtown area stay healthy during their international vacations or business trips. For travel vaccinations to be most effective, we suggest visiting our clinic four to six weeks in advance before your departure date. However, our walk-in urgent care center can accommodate last-minute travelers!
AFC Urgent Care Downingtown carries many of the vaccines needed when you are traveling. Regardless if your trip is a vacation, studying abroad, pursuing business opportunities, conducting mission work, or for intercountry adoptions. Our clinic can also provide prescriptions for travel medications like anti-diarrheal or anti-malarial drugs.
Since there are many types of diseases you could be exposed to while traveling, it does take some time to customize your travel medicine plan to protect you adequately. To expediate your care, we have an online form you can download, printout, and fill out before your visit to our clinic. Using this information, our board certified physician will customize your travel immunization and medicine program for you.
PLEASE PRINT OUT THIS FORM AND BRING IT WITH YOU TO OUR CENTER.
Our urgent care center can accommodate last-minute travelers. However, please call ahead to let us know your destination to check what vaccinations are needed and are available at our location. Please remember that it generally takes four to six weeks after vaccination for them to be effective.
Yes, physicals are available for international travel.
Because of the high cost of vaccines, we carry a limited stock supply. Please call ahead to discuss your particulars so we can be prepared for your visit.
Yes, AFC offers several services that otherwise are made available only through an appointment at your doctor's office. Whether you need a regular checkup, vaccinations, or lab work, we're able to provide healthcare alongside your general practitioner, so you never need to go without the services you need.