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Vaccinations for USA


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Why Nomad?

  • Same day travel vaccination service for last minute travellers
  • Specialist travel health medical staff at each travel clinic provide up to date travel health advice on your destinations and medical conditions
  • Specialists in complex patients including pregnant women, children, people with existing conditions including diabetes and HIV/AIDS, as well as the elderly
  • Yellow fever registered centre
  • Rabies, Tickborne & Japanese Encephalitis vaccinations available
  • All travel vaccines are held in stock at each travel clinic including junior doses and ready when you need them
  • Anti-malarial consultation and supply
  • Comprehensive range of travel medical kits
  • Plus travel equipment, travel clothing and travel pharmacy on site

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USA is a country in North America with borders to Mexico and Canada.

Information on this page is only intended as a guide to the travel vaccinations recommended for this country. We recommend you book a consultation with one of our specialist Travel Health Nurses to determine the exact vaccinations recommended for you based on a bespoke risk assessment that will take into account your itinerary, medical history, activities and length of travel, which are all risk factors affecting your immunisation recommendations. If you would like to book with us please call 01341 555 061 or click here. For the most up to date information, visit Fit For Travel and search for the countries you are travelling to.

There has been increased exposure to Rabies in several states in the United States. Texas- 27 people evaluated in Kerr County following exposure to a confirmed rabid dog. South Carolina- 5 people evaluated following exposure to a confirmed rabid stray dog. Missouri- over 25 people referred for evaluation following exposure to a confirmed rabid puppy. Colorado- 3 people undergoing treatment following exposure to a confirmed rabid bat. Oregon- one man undergoing treatment following exposure to a bat confirmed to be rabid.

Travellers are advised to be aware that the rabies virus circulates in terrestrial animals in much of the U.S (i.e Raccoons, bats, skunks) Vaccination for Rabies is available at all Nomad clinics. Vaccination will provide extra time to seek post-exposure treatment should you come into contact with the disease. Avoid contact with wildlife. All animal bites should be reported, and assessed. Post exposure treatment is accessible in the U.S. To book your Rabies vaccination - click here.

As of 31st August 2016, there has been 35 locally aquired cases of Zika virus in Florida, where trapped mosquitoes have been found to be carrying the Zika virus. There is no vaccination against Zika Virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, you must use Bite Avoidance measures to protect yourself. For more information on Bite Avoidance - click here. For up to date information on Zika, including guidance on pregnancy, reade the Travel Health Blog here.

Recommended Travel Vaccines for USA

  All travellers Some travellers When to get Vaccinated*
Tetanus    Anytime before travel
1 dose**

*Vaccination schedules are approximate and are calculated based on the first dose. Schedules are subject to change depending on your individual needs and will be discussed in your appointment. These are the minimum times required for full protection, you can start your course of treatment earlier.

**Vaccines work best if given time to become fully active. These vaccinations can be given up to the day before if needed and will provide some cover. Your Travel Nurse will discuss any health implications in your appointment.

Yellow Fever in USA

There is no risk of Yellow Fever in USA.

Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is not required to enter this country.

Malaria Risk in USA

Malaria is not present in USA.

Other Health Risks

High Altitude in USA

There are some high altitude areas in this country. Travellers should take care to avoid Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) by taking time to acclimatise properly. AMS can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, level of fitness or training. At high atlitude, extra precautions should be taken against the harsh conditions, which can cause damaging ultraviolet and cold exposure. All Nomad Travel Health Nurses are trained to advise on AMS, and it may be appropriate for you to take certain medications that may help with aclimitisation. Book an appointment to discuss health issues related to altitude, based on your specific itinerary. For more information - click here.

Travel Vaccinations by Country in North America & Caribbean