Lubbock Travel Vaccines

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November 30, 2022

Lubbock, Texas Travel Vaccination Services

Travel vaccination services in the greater Lubbock, Texas, 79401 area are offered at certified pharmacies. In addition, United Pharmacies and Market Street offer pre-departure advice and vaccine selection in Lubbock, TX. 

Travelers should check the U.S. CDC's webpage for their destination to learn which vaccinations are required before entry, such as yellow fever endemic countries. To request a vaccine advisory session before traveling, click on Vax-Before-Travel.

Yellow Fever Vaccines in Lubbock, Texas

Yellow Fever vaccines (Stamaril, FY-Vax) generate immunity after ten days. As of November 2022, the International Certificates of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) are available at certified vaccination centers following vaccination. Furthermore, the ICVP meets WHO travel standards.

The Dominican Republic recently confirmed (Oct. 2022) that most visitors arriving from Brazil, Colombia, or Venezuela must present a yellow fever vaccination certificate. Areas with a risk of Yellow Fever Virus transmission in Africa, the Caribbean, and South America.

Note: The yellow fever vaccine Stamaril is no longer available in the U.S. but remains the primary vaccine offered internationally. The YF-Vax vaccine is the preferred yellow fever vaccine in the U.S.

Travel Alerts For Lubbock, Texas

As of November 30, 2022, neither the U.S. CDC, the Health Advisory Network, nor the U.S. Department of State had issued an Advisory focused on Lubbock, Texas.

Previously, the City of Lubbock Public Health and Lubbock County Health had issued COVID-19, monkeypox, and influenza advisories. And the Texas Department of State Health Services issued an influenza awareness alert in October 2022.

Travel Vaccines

With some exceptions (PCV13, PPSV23, PCV13, MenACWY-D [Menactra], and Menactra and DTaP), commonly used vaccines can safely and effectively be given simultaneously, says the CDC. However, limited data suggest that the coadministration of the yellow fever vaccine with MMR vaccines might decrease the immune response and should be separated by thirty days.

Travel vaccination services in Lubbock include but are not limited to the following vaccines:

Dengue (Dengvaxia and QDENGA® dengue vaccines are approved in Indonesia and Europe. Southern Florida and Puerto Rico have reported locally acquired dengue cases in 2022.

Hajj and Umrah (vaccination requirements included several vaccines.)

Cholera (Vaxchora)

Typhoid (Typbar TCV)

Polio vaccines (IPOL is being offered in New York and London during outbreaks)

Malaria (Mosquirix RTSS/AS01; Africa-only)

Measles (MMR, Proquad, Priorix) - The WHO and CDC have issued travel alerts regarding measles outbreaks during 2022.

Monkeypox (ACAM2000, Jynneos, and the U.S. FDA-approved treatment TPOXX) - To get more information on available vaccines in Texas, contact a local health department. Or visit MonkeypoxToday.com.

Tick-Borne Encephalitis (TicoVac)

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

Travel Vaccine Price

Travel vaccine prices and discount information are listed at InstantRx™.

Lubbock Texas Airport

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) is located at 5401 N Martin L King Blvd, Lubbock, TX 79403, providing the surrounding communities with jet services from American, Southwest, and United Airlines. In addition, LBB completed its first comprehensive renovation ($42 million) since its dedication in 1976, including new floors. And TSA Pre✓® is available at the LBB airport.

Lubbock, Texas, is a regional economic hub, the center of a diversified agriculture-industrial complex. Texas Tech University (79409) is the largest employer and positively impacts the local economy.

Travel Vaccine News 2022

Vax-Before-Travel publishes fact-checked, research-based travel vaccine news curated for mobile readership.

November 28, 2022 - An Extensive Polio Vaccination Program Was Launched in Indonesia.

November 26, 2022 - Children Are Susceptible to Measles Outbreaks.

November 18, 2022 - Latest Cholera Outbreak Subsides in Haiti.

November 4, 2022 - Avian influenza in Spain confirmed.

November 4, 2022 - Vaccine Candidates Targeting Sudan Ebola Identified.

October 30, 2022 - Children Offered Dengue Vaccination in San Juan, PR.

October 19, 2022 - Cholera outbreaks have been reported in 29 countries.

September 18, 2022 - The state of Florida Health Department recently published its Vaccine-Preventable Diseases report confirming a slowing meningococcal outbreak.

September 13, 2022 - The City of Lubbock Public Health Department intends is offering the new COVID-19 booster vaccines. These are walk-in clinics and are open to the public. There is no charge for the vaccine. 

September 7, 2022 - Yellow Fever outbreaks were confirmed in Africa during 2022.

August 22, 2022 - Thabani Maphosa, Managing Director of Country Programmes for Gavi, stated, "Rotavirus-related disease is the leading cause of severe diarrhea in young children worldwide and a key contributor to childhood mortality in Nigeria."

August 18, 2022 - Dengue Outbreaks in the Americas Continue to be Concerning.

August 14, 2022 - The U.S. CDC has issued Travel Alerts regarding various measles outbreaks.

August 14, 2022 - Polio outbreak adds to New York's monkeypox and COVID-19 outbreaks.

August 10, 2022 - Typhoid vaccinations offer Multi-Year Immunity.

August 9, 2022 - Dengue outbreaks have been confirmed in various countries.

July 29, 2022 - Lubbock County was awarded $60,324,387 through the American Recovery Plan Act State and Local Recovery Funds program.

July 22, 2022 - Type 2 Polio Patient Confirmed in New York.

July 20, 2022 - Yellow Fever Vaccine Coadministration Confirmed Safe for International Travelers.

July 16, 2022 - COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Status extended By The WHO.

July 3, 2022 - Polio Vaccination Campaign In Israel Focused On Children.

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