Travel medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and management of health problems of international travelers. International travel enables the spread of pathogens across oceans and continents, and exposes the traveler to new health environments. If you are preparing for international travel, consult an SIU Medicine provider.
SIU Medicine Infectious Disease Travel Clinic
SIU Medicine offers vaccines and counseling related to international travel, as well as proof of vaccination that may be required for your trip. We offer the following vaccines for travelers:
- Yellow fever
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Hepatitis A and B
Counseling for parasitic infections especially malaria and avoiding food-borne illnesses are routinely done to help travelers avoid these issues while traveling.
We specifically offering counseling for travel with COVID regarding pre- and post-travel testing. Call 217-545-8000 for an appointment, and ask for the infectious diseases travel clinic.
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