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Are you planning some overseas traveling in the near future? Being sick while away from home should not be on the itinerary for any international traveler.
AFC Urgent Care South Philly has all of the vaccines you need to protect yourself, your family, and employees while traveling abroad. We are your one-stop medical facility that will prepare your immune system for your trip.
As you are obtaining your visa and passport for travel, your immune system should obtain the vaccines it needs to protect you from diseases that are uncommon in the United States. We take the health risks present around the word seriously. You should not overlook the ability to prevent infections regardless of where you are traveling to for business or a vacation. Our walk-in urgent care center is convenient and cost-effective, allowing you to make us a one-stop destination for all of your international travel medicine needs.
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People now travel more and visit more interesting destinations for business and recreation, and they also now have many more options in travel vaccinations, immunizations, and medications.
No matter where you are traveling, you should know that you could be exposed to certain organisms that could make you severely ill. As a new or even experienced international traveler, you should be educated about risks for the countries you’ll be visiting. Armed with facts and the right vaccines – AFC Urgent Care South Philly helps travelers stay healthy during their international vacations and/ or business trips.
Ideally, patients should be seen at AFC Urgent Care South Philly 4-6 weeks before their departure date. However, AFC Urgent Care South Philly will always accommodate last-minute travelers.
As a one-stop travel medicine center, AFC Urgent Care has many travel vaccines necessary to protect patients on vacation, safari, mission trip, study abroad semester, business trip, or inter-country adoption. We can also provide prescriptions for anti-malarial and anti-diarrheal medications.
AFC Urgent Care South Philly offers immunizations for many types of diseases. To expedite your care, AFC Urgent Care South Philly has set up an on-line questionnaire for you to download and complete before your visit. Your AFC Urgent Care physician will then customize an immunization program for you based on the information you provide.
As a new or even experienced international traveler, you should be educated about the environment you’ll be visiting. We reference the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for the most up to date information regarding your travel needs. We will accommodate last minute travelers but recommend planning services 4-6 weeks before traveling. Call today for an appointment!
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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.
We offer a wide range of common vaccinations for people of every age. For infants, we can provide regular vaccines against diseases like hepatitis B, and PCV. For adults, we offer flu shots, and tetanus shots, shingles vaccines, and many more. Contact your local clinic and let us know which vaccine you need.
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.