Houston Travel Vaccines March 2023

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Houston, Katy, Woodlands, Sugarland, Pasadena, Texas offer yellow fever, polio, measles vaccinations. Information is fact-checked by doctors.

Houston, Texas Travel Vaccines March 2023

Travel vaccination services for yellow fever, polio, measles, dengue, and other travel-related diseases in Houston (77018), Katy (77494), Woodlands (77345), Galveston (77550), Pasadena (77015), and Sugarland (77496) are available at certified vaccine providers. 

As of March 18, 2023, the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests scheduling a vaccination appointment one month before traveling internationally. Pre-departure vaccination appointments can be requested in Texas at Vax-Before-Travel.

Yellow Fever Vaccines in Houston, Texas

Houston area vaccine clinics and pharmacies deliver yellow fever vaccination services. In addition, the YF-Vax® single-dose Yellow Fever vaccine is available in Texas. The YF-Vax vaccine generates maximum immunity after ten days. And while it's longer available in the U.S., the Stamaril® vaccine is offered in various countries by Sanofi Pasteur.

Yellow Fever Vaccination Card

Known as the 'yellow card,' the International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) may be required to enter certain countries, such as Brazil, Uganda, and India, with increased disease risks for visitors. The ICVP is available following vaccination at certified yellow fever vaccination centers. In addition, the U.S. CDC lists Yellow Fever endemic countries in South America and certain African countries. As of 2023, the WHO published an updated Country List to identify which countries require an ICVP to enter. 

Vaccine Travel Alerts For Houston, Texas.

As of March 21, 2023, neither the U.S. CDC, the CDC Health Advisory Network, nor the U.S. Department of State had issued a Travel Advisory focused on Houston, Texas. However, the Houston Health DepartmentHarris County Health, and the Texas Department of State Health Services issued COVID-19, mpox, West Nile virus, and influenza advisories in 2022. 

Travel Vaccines

Travel vaccinations include but are not limited to the following vaccines:

Mpox (Jynneos vaccine and TPOXX treatment are U.S. FDA approved)

Dengue (Dengvaxia may be needed when visiting Puerto Rico, and in Indonesia, Europe, and the U.K., the Qdenga vaccine is now authorized)

Hajj and Umrah (several vaccinations are required to enter the Kingdon of Saudi Arabia)

Cholera (VaxChora is unavailable in 2023)

Typhoid vaccines (Vivotif, Typbar TCV)

Malaria (available in Africa)

Measles (MMR, Proquad, Priorix) - If you or your child has had a Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine, you or they must wait at least four weeks before getting the yellow fever vaccine. If you recently had an MMR vaccination, waiting at least four weeks is recommended before getting the yellow fever vaccine.

Polio vaccines (IPOL vaccine advised for international travelers.)

Tuberculosis Vaccines (BCG)

Travel Vaccine Price

Travel vaccine discount options and price information are listed at InstantRx™.

Houston Texas Airports

Travel vaccination services are offered at pharmacies and travel clinics near Houston, Texas, at the following airports: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) is located at 2800 N Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032. More than three million travelers moved through IAH airport in January 2023.

And located in south Houston at 7800 Airport Blvd, 77061, Southwest Airlines operates from Hobby Airport (HOU). The Houston Executive Airport is located at the Henriksen Jet Center, the preferred Houston FBO. And Galveston Island's Scholes International Airport (GLS) began service in 1931. Scholes Airport is operated at 2115 Terminal Dr, Galveston, TX 77554, by the City of Galveston and is categorized by the FAA as a 'General Aviation Reliever Airport.' 

Travel Vaccine News 2023

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