The Boynton Health Travel Clinic is open!
We are the travel clinic for the University of Minnesota. Before you travel, visit us for a personal travel consultation. Find out which vaccinations you need and what pitfalls to avoid to ensure a healthy and safe trip.
How to Schedule an Appointment
Schedule Your Appointment
Schedule your travel consultation preferably six to eight weeks before your trip.
What to Expect at Your Travel Consult
Be prepared to discuss your health history, recommended immunizations and travel plans. Plan to receive initial vaccinations. You may need to schedule follow up appointments for vaccines that need more than one dose.
Be sure to check with your health insurance about coverage for travel-related vaccines before your travel consult.
Get What You Need to Travel
- Necessary vaccinations
- International Certificate of Vaccination
- Comprehensive customized traveler report
You will receive immunization documentation and safety resources specific to where you are going. A certificate of good health or a physical exam are not provided at this visit.
Call us with your travel questions at 612-626-5521.
Call our Nurse Line at 612-625-7900 if you do not know what type of clinic you need. Calls answered 24/7.
Bring a list of all the countries you are visiting and transit locations, and any record of past vaccinations.
You should allow approximately 45 minutes for your pre-travel consultation by our specialists trained in Travel Medicine. Allow an additional 30 minutes with the nurse for vaccines. During the visit we will discuss:
- A customized itinerary specific to your trip
- Vaccines and precautions specific to your trip
- Vaccination certificates (may be required by the Customs Office of the country)
- Latest health bulletins and warnings specific to your trip
- Travel products
Be aware that a physical exam or certificate of good health is not provided at this visit. See your primary care provider for this.
We are open to patients ages 12 and older. Check with your insurance regarding coverage.
To search for a travel clinic where a substitute Yellow Fever vaccine is available visit the CDC website.
It depends on your health insurance and whether you pay the Student Services Fee.
A co-payment at the time of your visit may apply. Any remaining costs for your care may be billed to you at a later time. Amounts vary by insurance plan. Consult your insurance card, or contact your health insurance provider for details.
With some exceptions, students who pay the Student Services Fee receive most services at Boynton at reduced cost. See details about the Student Services Fee.
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