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Virtual Consultation for Travelers

Are you planning on travelling outside of Canada? Book a virtual travel medicine appointment and be medically prepared for the duration of your travel. When travelling abroad, there are many preventative steps to be taken to decrease the risk of being exposed to infection/illness that is new to you.

Our healthcare professionals understand the nature and region of your travel before recommending precautions and vaccination.

If you have immunizations pending or require a vaccine before travel, you will be instructed to come in for an in-person visit as needed. The details of medication and potential medical needs are provided over a virtual visit.

Travel medicine services are not covered under OHIP. Extended health insurance coverage may cover some costs of medicine for travel. The Province of Durham provides routine vaccinations for children and adults free of charge. Immunizations required for travel will be at your cost.

Preparing for Your Travel Abroad

Don’t wait until the last minute to book your appointment in Durham! It is best to talk to a specialist about medication requirements 4 to 6 weeks before you are travelling. The specialist will:

  • Provide a list of your current medication to take with you.
  • Ensure you carry an adequate supply of your prescription medication.
  • Identify over-the-counter medication.
  • Advise you of any special requirements when travelling with medication.

Our specialists perform a thorough evaluation for pregnant women, patients receiving ongoing treatment, patients undergoing chemotherapy, and those with chronic medical ailments such as epilepsy, heart disease, and diabetes.

Schedule a virtual appointment with a physician at iCare Virtual today. Our flexible scheduling fits around your busy schedule.

* Consultations for travel medication are not covered by OHIP and are billable under Durham Medical Association fee guidelines. Post-travel consultations may be covered by OHIP—extended insurance coverage and direct billing available.

Full-Service Travel Medicine Clinic in Durham

At iCare Virtual, our goal is to help you plan ahead for your trip. Our travel medicine specialists provide a personalized medicine plan based on your medical history, ongoing treatment, and risk factors. We try and cover notable medical risks as well as prepare you for more informed travel.

Virtual consultations will cover:

  • Immunizations and travel vaccinations required at the port of entry.
  • COVID-19 vaccination advisories.
  • Travel medicine plan for every country you plan to visit.
  • Health concerns in countries you plan to visit.
  • Travel tips and medication planning.
  • Prevention strategies for insect-borne, food-borne, and water-borne illnesses.
    • Malaria
    • Dengue
    • Japanese Encephalitis
    • Diarrhoea
    • Altitude sickness
    • Tuberculosis
    • Local endemics

Specialists will address any specific questions you have with regards to your health during your travels. Consultations are essential before partaking in sports and strenuous physical exertion abroad.

Travelling again? Book an online travel vaccines appointment for booster shots.

Post Travel Consultation

Just because your trip is over does not mean you are safe. Most illnesses have incubation periods, and you may fall ill only after returning to Canada. We screen for serious illnesses, parasites, and other risk factors (as required).

If required, we can provide treatment or arrange referrals with specialists for post-travel diseases. Appointments can be conducted online or in-person, depending on your health and availability.

Our staff will schedule a follow-up appointment to ensure your health and well-being post-travel.

Book an online travel medicine appointment today.

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