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Travel Medicine

Planning a trip abroad? 

Let us help you prepare for a safe and healthy adventure! Our clinic offers pretravel immunizations, counseling, laboratory testing, and prescriptions for medicines that will help protect you while travelling internationally. 

Our clinic is a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine. Our specialist will review your personal medical history and provide up-to-date information and recommendations based on where you are going. 

We provide:

Plan Ahead!

Schedule your travel medicine appointment 2-4 months before your trip.

Prepare for Your Visit: 

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early for your scheduled appointment
  • Bring your current immunization record
  • Bring or be knowledgeable about your trip itinerary.
  • Fill out, print, and bring the UTHS Travel Medicine Questionnaire to your appointment. If this is not filled out, it will delay your appointment.


Travel Medicine FAQ

What is travel medicine?

Travel medicine focuses on preventive care to keep travelers healthy. UT Health Services will provide a comprehensive, individualized risk assessment that considers the traveler’s health history, itinerary, and destination. We provide immunizations as well as recommendations regarding safety and disease prevention.

UT Health Services

A Workplace Partner
A Health Care Home

Call 713-500-3267 or

6410 Fannin St., Suite 100
Houston, TX 77030

Insurance Notice

Payment is due at the time of service. All immunizations for the purpose of foreign travel are NOT typically covered by health insurance plans; therefore, we do not file a claim to your insurance plan. We can provide you with a receipt if you wish to file a claim with your insurance. We will collect the full fee for each immunization administered at the time of service.

For UTHealth Houston Employees

UT Health Services provides immunizations and other travel health services to UTHealth Houston employees traveling internationally for work. More information on travel assistance provided by the university is accessible on the intranet with your UTHealth Houston login credentials.

Useful Travel Websites

Companies providing fee-based travel services:

  • International SOS – This group of companies provides fee-based travel insurance coverage including 24-hour medical assistance.
  • MedjetAssist- MedjetAssist will bring you to your choice of hospital if you are hospitalized more than 150 miles from home and require hospitalization once you reach your desired destination.