Health Department Announces Reopening Of Travel And Adult Immunizations Clinic
Thursday, September 22, 2022
The Hamilton County Health Department is reopening its Travel and Adult Immunizations Clinic, located at the 3rd street facility, to the public. The Travel and Adult clinic offers comprehensive travel health consultation services in addition to a full range of travel immunizations and routine adult vaccines.
The clinic serves a variety of clients, including individuals or groups traveling on mission trips, persons traveling for educational or recreational purposes, families or individuals moving to other countries and business travelers.
It is recommended that you contact the clinic at least four-six weeks before your trip to begin your health-related preparation for travel. Appointments are required; to make an appointment call 423-209-8340.
Before the appointment, a travel nurse will contact you and provide you with specific information about each country you plan to visit, including insect concerns, health risks, food/water precautions, rabies risks, current travel advisories and U.S. embassy contact information. The travel nurse will also go over the billing policy and the upfront vaccination costs that are due at the time of service.
The Health Department has in-house interpreters for individuals who speak Spanish and access to Language Line, a service that can provide interpreting services over the telephone for more than 170 other languages.
The Travel Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. To see a full list of vaccinations offered at our Travel and Adult Immunizations clinic, visit their website at Health.HamiltonTN.org.
• If a minor is being vaccinated, a parent or legal guardian must be present at the appointment and bring a current, valid photo ID. If you are a legal guardian, please bring proof of guardianship with you.
• Masks must be worn inside all Hamilton County Health Department facilities.
• To read this information in Spanish, visit the Health Department’s Spanish Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SaludHamiltonTN