Austin Travel Vaccines March 2023

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March 18, 2023
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Austin Texas pharmacies offer yellow fever, polio, measles vaccines that protect people from disease. Information is fact-checked by doctors and pharmacists.

Austin, Texas Travel Vaccines March 2023

Travel vaccination services are available at certified clinics and pharmacies in the greater Austin, Texas, 78701 area. Most international travel vaccines should be administered one month before visiting countries reporting disease outbreaks, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For example, the Yellow fever vaccine generates durable immunity about ten days after vaccination.

As of March 18, 2023, pre-departure travel vaccination appointments for yellow fever, polio, measles, dengue, and other vaccine-preventable diseases can be requested in the greater Austin area at this Vax-Before-Travel.

Yellow Fever Vaccine in Austin, Texas

The U.S. CDC recommends vaccination for people living in or traveling to yellow fever endemic areas. In Texas, the single-dose Yellow Fever (Stamaril, YF-Vax) vaccine is available in 2023. In addition, proof of yellow fever vaccination is required when visiting about thirty countries in Africa, South America (Brazil), Central America (Costa Rica), and the Caribbean.

In addition, International Certificates of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) cards are available following yellow fever or polio vaccination. ICVPs are checked at various countries' points of entry (airport, cruise) and challenged by local authorities for meeting WHO standards

And the World Health Organization (WHO) updated its recommendations for yellow fever, as does the CDC on this webpage.

Travel Alerts For Austin, Texas.

As of March 18, 2023, neither the U.S. CDC, the Health Advisory Network, nor the U.S. Department of State had issued Travel Advisories focused on Austin, Texas. Previously, Austin Public Health (APH) and Travis County Health had issued COVID-19, mpox, and influenza advisories. And the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and APH recommended eligible Texans get vaccinated to protect themselves from influenza and mpox viruses.

Travel Vaccination Service

Texas pharmacies such as Lake Hills Pharmacy (routine vaccines) in Bee Caves / Lakeway, 78738, Tarrytown Pharmacy, located at 2727 Exposition Blvd Suite 105, Austin, TX 78703, and HEB Pharmacy at UT Health, located at 1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A, Ste. #105, Austin, TX 78712, offers pre-departure travel vaccination advice and services.

Travel Vaccines

Travel vaccination services offered in Austin, Texas, include but are not limited to the following U.S. FDA-authorized vaccines:

Mpox (Jynneos and the U.S. FDA-approved treatment TPOXX)

Measles (Proquad, Priorix, MMR-II) There are measles outbreaks in various countries in Asia, Africa, Ohio, and Kentucky in 2023.

Hajj and Umrah (several vaccinations are required to obtain an entry visa)

Polio ( Imovax Polio®, adults should consider a one-time booster before visiting foreign countries (England and Israel) or spending time in NYC)

Dengue (Dengvaxia has limited availability and requires diagnostic tests; QDENGA® has been authorized in Indonesia, Europe, and the UK. Southern Florida and Puerto Rico reported locally acquired and travel-related dengue cases in 2023.

Cholera (Three WHO pre-qualified two-dose oral cholera vaccines: Dukoral®, Shanchol™, and Euvichl®, are used for international travelers. The U.S. FDA-approved VaxChora® is unavailable during the beginning of 2023)

Typhoid (Vivotif, Typbar TCV)

Tuberculosis (BCG) This U.S. FDA-approved vaccine is not widely available. However, it is often given to children where TB is endemic.

Rabies (Various rabies vaccines can prevent infections before exposure to the rabies virus.)

Rotavirus (Rotarix)

Malaria (Mosquirix RTSS/AS01; offered in Africa)

Chikungunya (pending approvals 2023)

Zika (vaccine candidates remain in clinical trials, but Zika virus infections continue in the Americas, including Puerto Rico)

Vaccine Prices

Travel vaccine prices, including the yellow fever vaccine, and discount information are listed at InstantRx™.

Austin Texas Airports

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has resources for travelers with disabilities or individuals who travel with medical devices or medical conditions to ensure they can get through the security screening process successfully, respectfully, and efficiently. These services include the TSA Cares helpline, the TSA Contact Center, Passenger Support Specialists, information on the TSA website, and an interactive Twitter.

The enhanced Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA), located at 3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719, is a fast-growing airport in the United States. ABIA's food offerings include an array of hand-selected local Austin eateries. 

The Austin Executive Airport is ranked as a top Fixed Base Operator in Texas. It is a public-use airport located in Travis County, 14 miles northeast of Austin, Texas, at 6012 Aviation Drive, Pflugerville, TX 78660. And the Lakeway Airpark is a public-use airport in Travis County, Texas, about 17 nautical miles west of Austin.

Austin-based employers with various international travelers include Dell (78664), Tesla (78725), and the Univerity of Texas, located at 110 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, TX 78705.

Travel Vaccine News March 2023

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