Austin Travel Vaccines

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Yellow fever, polio, measles, cholera, dengue travel vaccines are available in Austin Texas in 2023.

Austin, Texas Travel Vaccines 2023

Travel vaccination services are available at certified clinics and pharmacies in the greater Austin, Texas, 78701 area. As of December 2023, travel vaccination   appointments for yellow fever, influenzapolio, measles, dengue, cholera, chikungunya, and other vaccine-preventable diseases can be requested in the greater Austin area at Vax-Before-Travel. And Austin Public Health raised awareness of mpox, HPV, and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Travis County.

Austin Travel Vaccination Service

Texas pharmacies such as Lake Hills Pharmacy (routine vaccines) in Bee Caves / Lakeway, 78738; Tarrytown Pharmacy, located at 2727 Exposition Blvd Suite 105, Austin, TX 78703; and HEB Pharmacy at UT Health, located at 1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A, Ste. #105, Austin, TX 78712, Del Valle (78617),  Bastrop (78602), Buda (78610), Marble Falls (78654), and Manor (78653) offer pre-departure travel vaccination advice and services.

Yellow Fever Vaccine in Austin, Texas

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends vaccination for people living in or traveling to yellow fever endemic areas. In Texas, the single-dose Yellow Fever YF-Vax vaccine is available in 2023. In addition, the International Certificates of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) is required when visiting about thirty countries in Africa, South America (Brazil), Central America (Costa Rica), and the Caribbean. The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its recommendations for yellow fever, as does the CDC on this webpage.

Travel Vaccines

Travel vaccination services offered in Austin, Texas, include but are not limited to the following U.S. FDA-authorized vaccines:

Chikungunya - The IXCHIQ® vaccine is now U.S. FDA approved.

Cholera - Two-dose oral cholera vaccines, Dukoral®, Shanchol™, and Euvichl®, are used for international travelers. The U.S. FDA-approved VaxChora® is unavailable in 2023.

Dengue - Dengvaxia requires diagnostic tests, and QDENGA® has been authorized in various countries in 2023. Southern Florida and Puerto Rico reported locally acquired and travel-related dengue cases in 2023.

Hajj and Umrah - Several vaccinations are required to obtain an entry visa in 2023.

Influenza - The 2023-2024 flu season has begun in the Northern Hemisphere.

Malaria - Both Mosquirix (RTSS/AS01) and R21/Matrix-M™ vaccines are offered in Africa in 2023.

Measles - Proquad, Priorix, and MMR-II are available. Measles outbreaks have been confirmed in Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America in 2023.

Mpox - Austin Public Health supports U.S. FDA-approved Jynneos vaccine and TPOXX treatment.

Polio - Imovax Polio® is available for adults considering a one-time booster before visiting polio outbreak countries (Africa, England, and Israel). The nOPV2 polio vaccine is offered in Africa.

Rabies - Various rabies vaccines can prevent infections before exposure to the rabies virus.

Rotavirus - Rotarix vaccine is available in 2023.

Tuberculosis - The U.S. FDA-approved BCG vaccine is not widely available in Texas. However, it is often given to children where TB is endemic.

Typhoid - Vivotif, Typbar TCV vaccines.

Zika - Vaccine candidates remain in clinical trials, but Zika virus infections continue in the Americas, including Brazil and Puerto Rico.

Travel Vaccine Prices

Travel vaccine prices, including the yellow fever vaccine, and discount information are listed at InstantRx™.

Travel Alerts For Austin, Texas

As of 2023, neither the U.S. CDC, the Health Advisory Network, nor the U.S. Department of State had issued Travel Advisories focused on Austin, Texas. Previously, Austin Public Health (APH) and Travis County Health had issued COVID-19 and mpox advisories. However, as of April 2023, COVID-19 detections in Austin are classified as low. The Texas Department of State Health Services and APH recommended that eligible Texans get vaccinated to protect themselves from influenza and mpox viruses.

Austin Texas Airports

The enhanced Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA), located at 3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719, is a fast-growing airport in the United States. ABIA's food offerings include an array of hand-selected local Austin eateries. 

The Austin Executive Airport is ranked as a top Fixed Base Operator in Texas. It is a public-use airport located in Travis County, 14 miles northeast of Austin, Texas, at 6012 Aviation Drive, Pflugerville, TX 78660. The Lakeway Airpark is a public-use airport in Travis County, Texas, about 17 nautical miles west of Austin.

Travel Vaccine News 2023

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