San Antonio Guatemalan Endeavor

SAGE operates under the auspices of HELPS International Inc., a non-profit 501(c )(3) charitable foundation

Immunizations

SAGE follows CDC guidelines regarding immunizations and preventative measures in the region we travel. 

To view the CDC guidelines please click here.

All of the following are STRONGLY recommended, if you choose to not have the appropriate vaccinations, you do so at your own risk.

Testing:
We recommend that you have a Tuberculosis Skin Test before we leave and 8-10 weeks upon return. There is a risk of acquiring TB in developing countries, though we take every precaution.

Vaccinations:

Hepatitis A & Booster

Hepatitis B & Booster

Typhoid (every 5 years, oral dose available)

Influenza (Annually)

Tetanus (Every 10 years)

If you plan to travel to Tikal, we suggest you take Antimalarial Medication such as Chloroquine. If you are not going to Tikal, it is not required, we will not be in a tropical region of the country.

Where to get vaccinations:

Your PCP may be able to provide the appropriate vaccines or refer you to someone who can, or below you can find a list of local travel medicine clinics:

SAGE is not affiliated with any of the following organizations, call them for pricing.


 
Passport Health Travel Medicine Clinic
5282 Medical Drive
Suite 445
San Antonio, TX 78229

Phone: 210-616-0222
Website: http://www.passporthealthusa.com/san-antonio/


 

Texas Med Clinic Travel Med Clinic
Available at all Texas Med Locations

http://www.texasmedclinic.com/services/travel_clinic.php

Texas MedClinic offers a travel clinic at all clinic locations. Frequently required immunization decisions are based on the sequence of country-to-country travel, and underlying medical conditions. Texas MedClinic's physician will discuss your travel itinerary and asses what vaccinations and/or medications are required or recommended for your particular situation.

The evaluation includes:

  • Medical Evaluations
  • Travel History Questionnaire
  • Vaccinations



Metro Health International Travel Clinic

http://www.sanantonio.gov/HEALTH/Immunizations-foreigntravel.html

Main Immunization Clinic

345 W. Commerce
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 207-8872
Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. (Except: 2nd Thursday of the month, no appointment)

Valley View Foreign Travel Clinic
8523 Blanco Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78216
(210) 207-8735
Monday-Friday 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. (Except: 2nd Thursday of the month, 1:30 to 5:00 pm)
 

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