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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 Dr. Francis Ssali.

To make an appointment, please call 701.780.6400.


  • Vaccinations
    • Gardasil 9
    • Tetanus/Diphtheria
    • Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis
    • Polio
    • MMR (measles/mumps/rubella)
    • Yellow Fever
    • Typhoid (oral and injection)
    • Meningococcal
    • Rabies
    • Influenza
    • Varicella (chicken pox)
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B
    • Pneumovax/Prevnar (pneumonia)
    • Japanese Encephalitis
    • Zostavax (shingles)
  • PDD test (tuberculosis test)
  • Prescription for Malaria prevention/treatment, Altitude Sickness prevention, Traveler's Diarrhea (if warranted)
  • International Certificate of Vaccination (yellow card)
  • 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