Our vaccine services cater to patients from Windsor-Essex County who seek to minimize their risk of disease and illness while travelling the world.
Our healthcare professionals are knowledgeable about the specific vaccine requirements and recommendations associated with different destinations, ensuring our patients are fully prepared for their travels.
At Travel Health Windsor, we recognize the crucial role that vaccines play in preventing infectious diseases. Our travel vaccines are designed to protect against potentially serious AND life-threatening disease that may be prevalent in many parts of the world. These vaccines reduce the risk of initial and long-term infections, thereby safeguarding our patients’ well-being and promoting their overall health.
How Vaccines Work
Vaccines work by stimulating the body’s immune system to produce protective antibodies against a specific pathogen. This helps to prevent or reduce the severity of the illness if you are exposed to it. By getting vaccinated, travellers can reduce their risk of contracting and spreading diseases, thereby protecting not only themselves but their families and communities as well.
The length of time it takes to become fully vaccinated can vary depending on the specific vaccine and number of doses required. Some vaccines require booster shots to maintain immunity, while others provide long-term protection. For the timely and appropriate delivery of necessary vaccines and pre-travel health advice, we strongly recommend consulting with our medical professionals well in advance of your travel plans.
Travel Health Windsor – Certified Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre
As a Public Health Agency of Canada certified facility, Travel Health Windsor is authorized to administer the yellow fever vaccine to all eligible travellers. Travellers visiting certain locations in Africa, and Central and South America are required to get the yellow fever vaccine as a condition of entry.
To ensure maximum protection against yellow fever, it is important that travelers plan ahead and schedule an appointment to receive the vaccine at least 10 days prior to their departure. Failing to meet these requirements could result in travel delays, denied entry, or even quarantine.