[/spoiler] [spoiler title=”What can I expect during my clinic visit?”] Please give yourself 60 minutes to complete your visit at the clinic. During your appointment you will have a one-on-one assessment with our travel consultant. Our consultants will provide you with specific travel health education, advice and recommendations for medication and immunizations. You will be given the option to receive your vaccines in the clinic if you so choose. We request that you stay in the clinic for at least 15 minutes after receiving any vaccinations so that we can safely monitor your response.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title=”What should I bring to my appointment?”] Please bring your past immunization records and general itinerary with you to your travel appointment.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title=”Where can I get my immunization records?”] If you were raised in Alberta you can access a copy of your immunization records by contacting Alberta Health Services Immunization Records at 780-413-7985. You may have the records faxed directly to our clinic at 780-458-1090 or bring them in with you. In our experience, record requests may take up to 2 weeks.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title=”I have a fear of needles can you accommodate me?”] Absolutely. We have a very relaxing clinic environment. We will take the time to support you in not only making your decisions but getting your vaccines. Our nurses have extensive experience giving vaccines and have seen it all. Fainting, anxiety and special requests are no problem. Just let us know what you need.
[/spoiler] [spoiler title=”Are consults and vaccines covered by Alberta Health Care?”] Consults and vaccines are considered a non-insured health benefit by Alberta Health Services and are therefore NOT covered. Travel health advice is a paid service whether you visit your family doctor or a travel clinic. Travel clinics specialize in the delivery of travel health advice and vaccinations. We pride ourselves on being able to provide everything you need to travel safely abroad in one place
[/spoiler] [spoiler title=”Will my private insurance cover my costs?”] While travel consults are not covered by Alberta Health, many private insurers cover vaccines and professional consult fees. We will provide you with the receipts you need to submit. If you would like to verify your coverage prior to coming in you will need a Drug Identification Number (DIN) for each vaccine when you call your insurance provider. DIN numbers are provided below.