Health Department

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703-246-2411 TTY 711
10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030
Gloria Addo-Ayensu, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of Health

International Travel Immunizations

Doctor filling out International Certificate of Vaccination or ProphylaxisFairfax 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.

The Health Department only provides yellow fever vaccine by appointment at Joseph Willard Health Center and Springfield District Office. See the Yellow Fever Vaccine section on this page for more information.

What You Need to Know Before You Travel

  • The Health Department provides international travel immunization services 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 for the Yellow Fever Vaccine and other travel vaccines. There are several places you can get vaccines and medicine before you travel. 
  • 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 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 travelers who:
    • 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.
    • Are pregnant.

International Travel Immunization Fees

Vaccine Fees

Fees for international travel appointments vary for each individual depending on the type and number of vaccines that are required.

Vaccine Fee
Cholera (Vaxchora) $275
Hepatitis A (Series of 2) Adult (19 years and up) $76/each
Hepatitis A (Series of 2) Child/Adolescent (1 year thru 18 years) $35/each
Hepatitis A/Hepatitis B (Twinrix) (Series of 3) $112/each
Hepatitis B (Series of 3) Adult (20 years and up) $60/each
Hepatitis B (Series of 3) Pediatric (0 thru 19) $30/each
Hepatitis B (Heplisav B - Series of 2) Adult (18 years and up) $115/each
HIB $35
HPV9 $275
Immune Globulin $98
Japanese Encephalitis (Series of 2) $320/each
Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) (Series of 2) $100/each
Meningococcal Conjugate $135
Meningococcal B (Series of 2) $195/each
Pneumococcal Conjugate V15 $235
Pneumococcal Conjugate V20 $275
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide V23 $125
Polio $42
Rabies - Intramuscular (Series of 3) $340/each
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) (Non VFC) $55
TD $40
Typhoid (Oral) $98
Typhoid (ViCPS) Injectable $130
Varicella (Chicken Pox) $170
Yellow Fever $195

Other Fees

In addition to fees for vaccines, Health Department international travel clinic fees also include:

  • Consultation fee (initial visit only) with registered nurse only: $40.
  • Consultation fee (initial visit only) with registered nurse and medical doctor: $65.
  • Administration fee (initial vaccine): $25/$21.24 (VFC).
  • 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).

Yellow Fever Vaccine

Do you need yellow fever for your international travel?

The Yellow Fever Vaccine is available at the Health Department's Joseph Willard Health Center and Springfield District Office for residents of Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. Note that the minimum age for the yellow fever vaccine is 9 months. Call 703-246-7100 to schedule an appointment.

If you are not a Fairfax County resident, contact your local health department to receive the Yellow Fever Vaccine. Any other vaccines or medications needed for your trip may also be obtained either from your local health department or from another travel clinic site.

To shorten your wait, please see the International Travel Immunization Forms information below.

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 the following forms and bring them with you to your appointment at the Health Department.

If you are unable to print these forms, they will be provided to you at the time of your appointment.

Additional Resources

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