If you’re venturing beyond the UK, be sure to include a visit to your local travel clinic to get the necessary travel vaccinations and medications for travel to high-risk countries. If you’re travelling to a country that has active cases of dangerous diseases including yellow fever, malaria, hepatitis, etc. the best way to protect yourself is by getting the necessary travel vaccinations before international travel.
Travel health specialists at travel clinics can recommend the best vaccinations and medications to prevent illness, as well as advise you on what precautionary steps to take while travelling to stay healthy.
In this article, you will learn which vaccinations are recommended for certain destinations and which countries are considered high-risk for dangerous diseases.
What Countries Do I Need Travel Vaccinations For?
When travelling to the countries listed below, visit your local travel vaccine clinic and consult with a travel health specialist to determine if you need any vaccinations. Many diseases, such as Yellow Fever, Typhoid, and Hepatitis, are preventable simply through vaccination. By visiting the Hodgson Pharmacy Travel Clinic in Ashford or our Travel Clinic in Kent, our travel health experts can offer advice and discuss safe travel habits for your travel destination.
High-risk countries include:
- Central America – Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
- South America – Peru, Brazil, Ecuador
- Africa – Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya
- West Asia – Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey
- East Asia – India, Thailand, China
Travel vaccinations from Hodgson’s in Longfield (or any of our other South London branches) ensure that you have a safe trip and come back healthy!
What Vaccinations Are Available at Hodgson’s Pharmacy in Longfield?
· Hepatitis A
· Japanese Encephalitis
· Hepatitis A & B
· Yellow Fever
· Diphtheria Tetanus/Polio
· Meningitis ACWY
· Tick Borne
Travel Medications to Prevent Illness
Depending on where you are travelling, it may be helpful to visit our travel pharmacy and stock up on certain medications for:
· Malaria and Dengue Fever Prevention
· Traveller’s Diarrhoea Prevention
· Destination-Specific Medicine
· Motion Sickness