Travel is a great way to see the world and experience different cultures and activities, but it also comes with some risk.
Before you set off, let our travel experts provide a pre-travel consultation for your entire family. Our providers have traveled extensively and served on medical trips in remote areas and are considered experts in travel medicine and foreign infectious disease.
We'll look at your destination, length of stay, immunization history and general health and provide you with:
While most people worry about infectious diseases while traveling abroad, most of the problems you'll likely encounter are those that you bring with you. We advise all travelers take these items with you:
Dr. Francis Riedo offers advice for healthy travel abroad on KING5's New Day Northwest.
We tend to bring more than souvenirs home with us - such as respiratory infections or gastrointestinal issues.
If you aren’t getting better, see your doctor and be sure to tell them where you’ve been traveling, because that changes the nature of the testing that will be done to determine the problem and the best treatment.