Lubbock Travel Vaccines

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Lubbock Texas pharmacies offer yellow fever, measles, and polio vaccines that protect people while traveling abroad in 2023.

Lubbock, Texas Travel Vaccinations 2023

Travel vaccination services in Lubbock, Texas, 79401, 79410, 79451, and 79364 zip code areas are offered at certified pharmacies such as United and Market Street. In addition, these pharmacies offer pre-departure travel vaccine advice in various locations in greater Lubbock. Getting vaccinated against infectious diseases is one of the most effective ways to protect your health while traveling abroad, says the World Health Organization (WHO). To request a travel vaccine advisory appointment in Texas during 2023, visit a local pharmacy.

Yellow Fever Vaccines in Lubbock, Texas 

The yellow fever vaccine YF-Vax® vaccine is the preferred yellow in the U.S. Yellow Fever vaccines generate immunity after ten days. The Stamaril® vaccine is no longer available in the U.S. but remains internationally. The YF-Vax vaccine is offered in Lubbock.

As of June 2023, the International Certificates of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) are available following vaccination at certified vaccination centers in Lubbock, Texas. Known as the yellow card, the ICVP meets WHO travel standards. In addition, the WHO published an updated Country List, identifying which countries require ICVPs to enter. In addition, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posts yellow fever Travel Alerts on this webpage.

Travel Vaccines

The WHO says neglected tropical diseases (NTD) are prevalent in tropical areas and estimates that more than 1.7 billion people require treatment for at least one NTD annually. Therefore, the WHO has updated its recommendations for yellow fever, poliomyelitis, and malaria vaccinations.

Travel vaccination services in Lubbock, Texas, include but are not limited to the following vaccines:

Dengue (Dengvaxia) vaccination is available following a diagnostic review.

Hajj and Umrah require several vaccinations to participate in 2023.

Cholera (Vaxchora remains unavailable in the U.S.)

Japanese Encephalitis - There are FDA-approved JE vaccines, such as Ixiaro®.

Malaria (Mosquirix RTSS/AS01 vaccines are available in Africa.

Measles (MMR, Proquad, Priorix) vaccines are available.

Mpox (Jynneos) remains available in Texas.

Polio vaccines (IPOL vaccine is offered as a booster in New York and London during recent poliovirus outbreaks)

Tick-Borne Encephalitis (TicoVac)

Typhoid (Typbar TCV)

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

Travel Vaccine Coadministration

With some exceptions (PCV13, PPSV23, PCV13, MenACWY-D [Menactra], and Menactra and DTaP), commonly used vaccines can safely and effectively be given simultaneously, says the CDC. However, limited data suggest that the coadministration of the yellow fever vaccine with MMR vaccines might decrease the immune response and should be separated by thirty days.

Travel Vaccine Price

Travel vaccine prices and discount information are listed at InstantRx™.

Travel Alerts For Lubbock, Texas

As of 2023, neither the U.S. CDC, the Health Advisory Network, nor the U.S. Department of State had issued an Advisory focused on Lubbock, Texas. Previously, the City of Lubbock Public Health and Lubbock County Health had issued COVID-19, mpox, and influenza advisories.

Lubbock Texas Airport

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) is located at 5401 N Martin L King Blvd, Lubbock, TX 79403, providing the surrounding communities with jet services from American, Southwest, and United Airlines. In addition, LBB completed its first comprehensive renovation ($42 million) since its dedication in 1976, including new floors. And TSA Pre✓® is available at the LBB airport. And ClearTech Aviation is Lubbock's premier full-service FBO based at the Lubbock Executive Airpark, located about five miles from downtown at 12201 County Rd 2500, Lubbock, TX 79404.

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