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Travel healthcare for Epsom residents
Thursday, 28 November 2019 15:26:44 Europe/London
Travel healthcare is a very important aspect of any travel plans. Sadly, the majority of travellers usually forget this part while they are planning their travel itineraries. It is important to always remember that while travelling, your health can be at risk which is why you need to take precautions prior to your travel.
One of the things that you need to consider would be visiting a travel clinic; here, you are bound to get all the necessary advice with regards to travel health.
Here is what to expect from a travel health clinic:
• Advise on travel medical insurance
A travel health clinic will offer you advise on medical insurance depending on what your final destination is and also whether your insurance provider can cover any medical costs while you are overseas.
• The type of vaccinations that you need prior to your travel.
Some of these vaccinations include hepatitis B, Tetanus and yellow fever. This is especially if you are travelling to areas that are prone to such diseases.
- Disease outbreak
A travel health clinic will be in a position to advise you on any disease outbreak at your travel destination as well as a measure that you can take to protect yourself.
- The type of activities to engage in
When visiting a travel clinic, you can talk to your doctor/ pharmacist about the type of activities you will be undertaking, this will help them advise you accordingly. In case you have a pre-existing condition such as a heart problem, it may not be advisable to hike in high altitudes.
Travel health care is very important and should be something that you prioritize while organizing for your travels. It is important, therefore, to ensure you make the right decision to visit a travel clinic.