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International Travel Clinic

The infectious disease section of Altru Health System provides the International Travel Clinic in hopes of making your trip safer and more enjoyable.  Whether your travel is business related or vacation you could be exposed to poor sanitation and infectious diseases not found in the United States.  The travel clinic can provide you with all the information and immunizations needed to protect you during your travel to any country.  Certain immunizations must be given more than one month before departure.  Please try to make your appointment two to three months prior to trip departure.

The travel clinic is staffed by a nurse and Dr. Hargreaves, the infectious diseases physician.

To make an appointment, please call (701) 780-6234.

Services provided by the International Travel Clinic include:

  • Vaccinations
    • Tetanus/Diphtheria
    • Polio
    • MMR (measles/mumps/rubella)
    • Yellow Fever
    • Typhoid
    • Meningococcal
    • Rabies
    • Influenza
    • Varicella (chicken pox)
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B
    • Pneumovax
    • Japanese Encephalitis
  • PDD test (tuberculosis test)
  • Prescription for pills for Malaria prevention and emergency treatment
  • International Certificate of Vaccination (yellow card)
  • Package of oral rehydration salts for travelers diarrhea
  • Mini first-aid kit provided
  • Consular information handout
  • Patient education
    • Proper hand hygiene for the traveler
    • Malaria prevention
    • Important insect precautions
    • Personal medical data to carry with you
    • First Aid Kit for travelers
    • Safety tips
    • Travelers diarrhea prevention and self treatment
    • Swimming safety
    • Jet leg
    • Motion sickness
    • Altitude sickness
  • Travel Clinic Book
    • General Information
    • Check list for planning travel
    • List of Passport Agencies
    • Cruise ship travel
    • Travel destinations
    • Diseases/Illnesses
      • Description
      • Occurance
      • Risk for travelers
      • Vaccines
      • Symptoms
      • Treatment
      • Preventative measures
      • Maps of areas affected
      • Photos
    • Snakes/Spiders/Insects etc
      • Precautions
      • First Aid
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Medical Insurance
    • Travel Warnings and Consular Information
    • Environmental Concerns
      • Scuba diving
      • High altitude
      • Heat-related illness
      • Motion sickness
    • Population groups with health concerns
      • Cardiovascular
      • Elderly
      • Diabetes
      • Lung disease
      • Pregnancy and breast-feeding
      • Children and travel
      • HIV-infected travelers
    • Risks from Food and Drink
    • Air Travel
      • Jet Lag
      • Medical conditions
      • Traveling with pets
    • Resources for Travelers
      • Centers for Disease Control page
      • IMAT physician phone
      • State Department