During your appointment, you and the provider will discuss the vaccines to consider based on your itinerary. He or she will outline country-specific risks and precautions, answer any remaining questions you have about staying healthy while traveling, and administer vaccines should you choose to get them.
The following links include information on specific travel related illnesses, prevention and available vaccines. The following are available at the Student Health Center.
The following links describe more potential illnesses that you may be exposed to during your travel abroad. A description of the illness, preventive measures and vaccines used to prevent the illnesses are described below.
Some of the immunizations may be recommended based on your travel itinary but are not available at the Student Health Center such as Hepatitis B, Meningits and Polio. You have most likely already received these immunizations in childhood. If you have not, they may be obtained in your primary care provider's office, and some are available at Otsego County Public Health.. The Japanese Encephalitis vaccine will require an appointment at a specialized travel clinic such as at Bassett Healthcare 607 433-1790.