International Travel Immunizations Clinics
The Fairfax County Health Department provides pre-travel consultations and many immunizations that are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) prior to international travel for adults and children.
What You Need to Know Before You Travel
- The Fairfax County Health Department provides international travel immunization services only to people who live in Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. Residents of other jurisdictions should contact their local health department.
- International travel services are available by appointment only. Call one of the Health Department's five district offices to make an appointment.
- International travel appointments should be made at least two weeks prior to travel to ensure your body has time to build immunity following vaccinations.
- Visit the CDC's website to learn more about the type of vaccines that are recommended for your destination.
- Bring all immunization records to your appointment, including your yellow travel card if you have one.
- A parent or legal guardian must accompany minors.
- Bring a list of prescription medications that you are currently taking, including dosage information.
An appointment with a medical doctor is required for all
- Require a prescription for malaria prevention;
- Are less than 12 months old;
- Are greater than 60 years old and need Yellow Fever vaccine;
- Are immunocompromised; and/or
- Are pregnant.
Fees for international travel appointments vary for each
individual depending on the type and number of vaccines that are
required. In addition to fees
for vaccines, Health Department international travel clinic
fees also include:
- Consultation fee (initial visit only): $35 ($60 for appointments that require seeing a medical doctor)
- Administration fee (initial vaccine): $25
- Administration fee for each additional vaccine: $14
- Payment methods: cash, check or credit card (VISA, MasterCard and Discover only. We do not accept American Express or cards associated with healthcare flexible spending accounts.)
Be Prepared to Answer These Questions
- When are you traveling?
- What is the purpose of your travel (business, pleasure, will you be staying in hotels, rural areas, etc.)?
- What countries are you visiting in order of travel?
- How long will you be staying in each country?
International Travel Immunization Forms
To shorten your wait, fill out and print these 4 forms* and bring all 4 forms with you to your appointment at the Health Department.
- Health Department Registration Form
- Health Department Service Slip
- Screening Questionnaire for Immunizations: Adults | Children & Teens
- International Travel Clinic Form
* If you are unable to print these forms, they will be provided to you at the time of your appointment.