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Travel Health Consultation Service
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Travel Health Consultation Service

It is recommended that travelers should seek travel health advice 6 weeks before the trip due to the possible spread of epidemic and infectious diseases in some states and countries with unsatisfactory sanitary conditions. Our community health centres are providing Travel Health Consultation Service, please contact us for more details.

  • Questions to Ask During Travel Health Consultation
    1. Do I need to have vaccination(s) prior to embarking on my trip? (Please bring your itinerary with you for consultation)
    2. What shall I put into my medical travel kit?
    3. Which countries and states are malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases risk areas?  How shall I prevent them from happening?
    4. Are there any advice for personal hygiene?
    5. Shall I take measures to guard against altitude sickness?
  • Advice to Travelers
    1. Take out suitable travel insurance in advance
    2. Take road safety measures, including wearing safety belts while driving, wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle and avoiding night driving
    3. Practice safe sex to prevent HIV & AIDs and other sexually transmitted diseases
    4. Avoid intake of unclean food and water
    5. Avoid direct exposure to sun, wear sun block and suitable clothes to protect your skin
    6. Avoid close contact with animals. Visit a doctor and seek treatment if you had been bitten/scratched by animal to avoid rabies infection
  • Note After your trip
  • Consult a doctor as soon as possible if you have fever, rash, diarrhea, vomiting or feeling unwell during or after your trip.

  • Vaccination Information
  • Hepatitis A vaccine
  • Hepatitis A+B combination vaccine
  • Hepatitis A + Typhoid fever combination vaccine (for age sixteen or above)
  • Hepatitis B vaccine
  • Inactivated polio vaccine
  • Live, attenuated Japanese encephalitis vaccine
  • Meningitis (Group A,C,Y & W-135) conjugate vaccine
  • Rabies vaccine
  • Tetanus vaccine
  • Typhoid vaccine
  • Vaccination against yellow fever, and issue of International Certificate of Vaccination against Yellow Fever for travel:

    In Hong Kong, Yellow fever vaccination is only available in the Travel Health Centres, Department of Health. Please note that Yellow fever vaccination certificate is an entry requirement for certain countries and is valid only 10 days after injection.
    Please reserve sufficient time for vaccination before your trip.

    For inquiries or appointment of vaccination services, please click here to contact our Community Health Centers.
    For related health information, please click here to visit the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) website.

    Service Locations & Opening Hours

    UCN Jordan Health Centre
    Jockey Club Wo Lok Community Health Centre
    Sau Mau Ping Community Health Centre
    UCN Cheerful Health Centre
    Bradbury Kwong Tin Community Health Centre
    Fu Heng Community Health Centre
    Kwong Fuk Community Health Centre
    Jockey Club Tin Shui Wai Community Health Centre