Packing for a week-long vacation or a six-month backpacking trip can be daunting. Most travellers will agree the goal is to take what you will need and nothing more. This can become tricky when planning for an itinerary with many types of activities. Rather than list clothing items, and numbers of pairs of shoes to […]
We see travellers while they are planning and preparing of their trip but we don’t always hear the stories and see the photos. Nina Watts recently returned from a trip exploring Ethiopia and has sent some stunning photos and interesting facts about her journey. We’re posting them for you to enjoy as we think you’ll […]
PERTUSSIS Pertussis (Whooping Cough) is a serious infection of the respiratory tract caused by a bacteria called bordetella pertussis. It is easily spread through close contact with nose and throat droplets of infected people through coughing and sneezing, sharing cigarettes, food or drinks. Symptoms are similar to a common cold: runny nose, sneezing, low-grade fever […]
Mexico can be a convenient and economical destination for Canadian travellers escaping the cold weather. Central America and the Caribbean are also popular destinations for Canadians seeking a warm weather vacation. While these destinations vary in culture, they share a common risk for travellers: Zika Virus – a mosquito-borne disease that can also be contracted […]
The rain is here and after a six week cold snap, you may be thinking it’s a good time to get away to some warmer weather. Warm holiday destinations can mean exposure to mosquito-borne diseases including Zika Virus. This has been a hot topic for a while now and if you aren’t yet aware, […]
Travel Safe Clinic can help you with a few gift ideas! Have a look at some of our gift suggestions under $20 that will be useful for the traveler on your list. LOKSAK WITH LANYARD – $10 Great for the beach, water sports, and any activity requiring valuables stay dry, safe and clean! Features: […]
We have select travel accessories available in our clinic that are practical, high in quality and convenient. Here are our four features this month: GoGirl! If you haven’t already seen GoGirl you will be thrilled! GoGirl allows women the convenience of standing up to urinate. It is designed for active women to use […]
“The trip to Peru was a great success…” John, who recently returned from his trip to Peru, has some great travel tips: “The trip to Peru was a great success….what an interesting country to visit – so diverse in every way – peoples, geography, climate. It was wonderful. No health problems at all…nary a mosquito […]
It has come to our attention more than once this past month that some travellers are planning to purchase their malaria and travellers diarrhea medications overseas. While this may seem like an excellent way to save some money, you don’t always know what you’re buying. Counterfeit and substandard drugs are a problem in every region […]
We are having a Tb skin test drop-in on Monday September 19, 3-6 pm! Simply drop in between 3-6 pm and check in at the front cashier who will notify us of your arrival. We will also administer vaccines (MMR, Hepatitis B, Tetanus Diphtheria, and Polio) if you need them. Please bring your required paperwork […]
There has been a lot of information in the media about Zika virus and it can be confusing and worrying. We thought we’d help clarify some of the important facts about Zika virus in order for you to be informed and prepared with preventative tools to decrease the risk of contracting this virus while you […]
According to the International Olympic Committee, “Rio is ready to welcome the world”. With the games only two weeks away, the question is: are you prepared for your trip to Brazil? Depending on your itinerary you may need a yellow fever vaccination. Some of the football matches are being held outside Rio and are […]
We are having a TB Skin Test drop-in clinic on Monday, July 18 at 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Please check in at the front cashier when you arrive. Remember to bring any paperwork, that is required by your employer or school, for proof of vaccination and TB Skin Testing. It will speed up the process […]
This can be an exciting and stressful time. Many employers and school programs require certain vaccinations (shots) and Tuberculosis Skin testing (TB Skin test) before you begin your job or school program. Often there is limited time to complete the health requirements by the required due dates. We can help prepare you for the next […]
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