Travel Medicine Centre

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Office visits           Vaccine costs

Office visits

Office visits are not  covered by OHIP after July 1 1998.

After that date medical visits for travel were no longer covered by OHIP and travellers are charged for the consultation as well as any fee for vaccines.   This applies for visits to Travel Clinics, Family Doctors and Specialists.

see OHIP' s notice (click here)

The first visit for each trip is $40.  January 1,  2012 this increased to $40 (first increase in 13 years) 

$20 for follow up visits for the same trip or to finish a vaccine series 
(for example a 3 dose Japanese encephalitis vaccine series the first visit would be $40  the second and third $20 each plus the cost of the vaccine). 

$100 family rate (1 or 2 parents and their own dependant children,  please come in together) 

No injection or needle fees just the visit fee

please give 24 hours notice for cancellation of appointments or cancellation fee will apply

To book and appointment please call 416 340-8222

Shingles vaccine  available  (Zostavax $190) 

*we will not charge a visit fee to administer Zostavax for patients we have seen before for a trip or for those who only need Zostavax and are not travelling.  If you are going on a new trip or need other vaccines then you will be charged for a consultation.  

Cost of vaccines

If you have a health plan that pays for prescription drugs vaccines and antimalarials may be covered

Click here for DIN numbers and information (ie if you want to know the brand names of Hep A

click link for Length of time vaccines are effective for

  • Yellow fever :$130
  • Typhoid (typhim vi) : $35  Vivotif oral typhoid $40
  • Hepatitis A - Adult: $60 each (series of 2), Children's: $30 (series of 2)
  • Hepatitis B : $35 each, adult -  children (series of 3) $20 each,
  • Twinrix (Hep.A&B combined) : $65 each (series of 3) ($35 children's dose)
  • Vivaxim (Hep A Typhoid combined) $105 ($95 until June 15) (Vaccines given separately still $95)
  • Meningitis (meningococcal ACYW135)  Menactra $110
  •  Japanese Encephalitis new vaccine Ixiaro 2 doses $210 each dose
  • Rabies : Imovax  (short supply) $165 each (series of 3)  Rabavert $195 each (series of 3)
  • Oral cholera vaccine Dukoral ~$40/dose 2 dose series by prescription but not recommended for travellers' diarrhea
  • ADACEL  Free
  • Shingles vaccine Zostavax $190     
  • Some vaccines are free to high risk groups (see below) when not travelling and should be obtained by your family doctor from Public Health (not free here)

The following vaccines are FREE:

  • Tetanus Diphtheria 
  • Measles Mumps Rubella
  • Tuberculin skin test
  • Polio
  • Flu

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Debit, and cash.  No personal cheques 

If you have a large group (15 or more) and you will all be together in one location before your trip, we can come to you and give everyone their vaccines together.  The cost for the visit would be reduced to $20 each (a follow up visit). This should be arranged at least 6 weeks before your trip.

High risk groups eligible for vaccine through Public Health (through your family doctor or from public health clinics) (not here)
 

Hepatitis A Vaccine High-Risk Criteria

  1. Persons with chronic liver disease (including hepatitis C).
  2. Persons engaging in intravenous drug use.
  3. Men who have sex with men.

Hepatitis B Vaccine High-Risk Criteria

  1. Infants born to carrier mothers (first dose given in hospital).
  2. Household and sexual contacts of chronic carriers and acute cases.
  3. Persons on renal dialysis (second and third doses) and those with diseases requiring frequent receipt of blood products (e.g., haemophilia).
  4. Individuals awaiting liver transplants.
  5. Intravenous drug users.
  6. Men who have sex with men and heterosexuals with multiple sex partners.
  7. Those having needle stick injuries in a non-health care setting.
  8. Children < 7 years old whose families have immigrated from countries of high prevalence for hepatitis B, and who may be exposed to hepatitis B carriers through their extended families.
  9. Persons with chronic liver disease including hepatitis C.

Meningococcal Vaccine High-Risk Criteria

Meningococcal C Conjugate Vaccine
  1. All individuals with functional or anatomic asplenia (1-10 years of age)
  2. All individuals with complement, properdin or factor D deficiency (1-10 years of age).
  3. Cochlear implant recipients (pre/post implant) (1-10 years of age).
  4. HIV positive individuals (all ages).
Meningococcal ACYW-135 Conjugate Vaccine (2-55 years) (Menactra)
  1. All individuals with functional or anatomic asplenia.
  2. All individuals with complement, properdin or factor D deficiency.
  3. Cochlear implant recipients (pre/post implant).
Meningococcal ACYW-135 Polysaccharide Vaccine (>55 years)
  1. All individuals with functional or anatomic asplenia.
  2. All individuals with complement, properdin or factor D deficiency.
  3. Cochlear implant recipients (pre/post implant).
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