Immunizations for International Travelers

travel immunization

If you plan to travel outside the country, you may need immunizations to protect yourself against diseases that aren’t common in the United States.

What vaccines and medications are required or recommended for international travel?

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Resource for Travelers for detailed information on which vaccines and medications are required or recommended when traveling outside of the United States. This resource also has tips on staying safe and healthy on your trip.

When should I get the vaccines and medications I need for international travel?

Don’t wait – start planning early. Protection may require multiple injections and take weeks to reach full effectiveness. Make an appointment as soon as possible.

Where can I get the vaccines and medication I need for international travel?

If you are looking for clinics that can vaccinate you for travel outside of the United States, use the Vermont Travel Clinic Finder. The travel clinic located nearest you may be in a state bordering Vermont. 

Yellow Fever vaccine is in limited supply.

You can find out where to get Yellow Fever Vaccine on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s listing of Yellow Fever Vaccination Clinics.

Contact us if you have questions about immunizations for international travel.

Contact AHS.VDHImmunizationProgram@vermont.gov or 802-863-7638.