Travel Health Winnipeg Services
Travel Health Winnipeg services are available at Tache Pharmacy. Are you searching for a travel health clinic near you in Winnipeg?
To book a consult with our travel health pharmacist please call the pharmacy at (204) 233-3469 or use the form below on this page to submit your request.
Tache Pharmacy has pharmacists who are travel health specialists. It is important, before you travel, to consult with a professional who is trained in travel requirements.
Our Travel Health Winnipeg services include making sure you are up-to-date with all your important travel immunizations, anti-malarial medications as well as education and advice specific to your area of travel.
What Exactly Does a Travel Health Professional Do?
Travel health professionals are experts in diseases and conditions related to travel.
Pharmacists with the Certificate in Travel Health have knowledge that can help you to stay safe during your travels. Whether you are traveling for business or for pleasure our Travel Health pharmacist can provide you with everything you need.
Our pharmacist who specializes in Travel Health will perform a pre-travel risk assessment based on your country/countries of travel and will also provide travel advice regarding prevention, immunization, chemoprophylaxis and self-treatment.
They are also able perform a post-travel assessment to recognize any post-travel infections and will refer you to specialists or emergency care when necessary.
What areas of expertise do pharmacists have that can help you in your travel preparation?
Travel health pharmacists are knowledgeable in the following areas:
- The epidemiology of travel-related illnesses
- Food and water-borne diseases including Amebiasis, Brucellosis, Campylobacteriosis, Cholera, Cryptosporidiosis, Cyclosporiasis, Echinococcosis/cysticercosis/helminths, Giardiasis, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis E, Legionella, Poliomyelitis, Seafood poisoning/toxins, Shigellosis, Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, Travellers’ diarrhea and dehydration and Typhoid fever
- Disease contracted by person to person contact, including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Tuberculosis
- Diseases contracted through vectors (e.g. mosquitoes, ticks, flies) including Chikungunya, Dengue fever, Japanese Encephalitis, Leishmeniasis, Leptospirosis, Lyme disease, Lymphatic filariasis, Malaria, Plague, Rickettsia, Schistosomiasis, Trypanosomiasis, Chagas Disease, West Nile virus, Viral hemorrhagic fever, Yellow fever and Zika
- The management of bites and stings, jellyfish stings, Rabies
- Conditions commonly experienced due to travel including altitude sickness, barotrauma, jet lag, sun burn, heat exhaustion, thromboembolism, freezing injuries
- Travel for special populations including immunocompromised travellers, long-term travellers, mass gatherings, pregnant travellers and those visiting friends and relatives
Request a Travel Consult With Our Pharmacist
Our travel experts can recommend food and water safety measures as well as vaccination requirements specific to your area of travel.
If you are traveling to areas beyond low-risk countries the pre-travel requirements can be very complicated. It is highly recommended that if you are travelling to a high-risk country that you consult with a travel health expert well in advance.
If you are unsure of the travel requirements, or the level of risk, for the country/countries you are travelling to please request a consultation with our travel health pharmacist using the form below.
Tache Pharmacy is your Travel Health Winnipeg experts.
Our travel health pharmacists provide travel health consultations and pre-travel health advice. They can also administer the vast majority of vaccinations that you may need for your particular travel destination.
For more information, or to set up a travel health consultation, fill out the form below, call us at (204) 233-3469 , email us at email@example.com or visit our contact us page for more contact information.
For more information on travel health and travel precautions feel free to visit the World Health Organization website at https://www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/travel-precautions