Planning on traveling abroad?

Depending on where your travels take you, you may need certain vaccinations before leaving the country.

Whether you are traveling globally for business or vacation, we can help you have a healthy and safe travel experience. The Palmetto Health-USC Family Medicine Center Travel Clinic is designed to help you travel as healthy and safely as possible on your international journey.

Our services

Pre-travel preparation

  • Travel-specific vaccinations
  • Individualized preparation for travelers with special needs such as:
    • Pregnancy
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Heart disease
    • Immune deficiencies
  • International immunization certificates and documentation
  • Counseling on:
    • Mosquito and insect precaution
    • Food and water precautions
    • Altitude sickness
    • Jet lag 
  • Prescriptions for medicines for travel-related diseases such as malaria and traveler’s diarrhea

Personalized travel plan

The Family Medicine Center Travel Clinic will also provide you with a personalized travel plan complete with traveling advice, a customized travel report and a vaccination plan. We look forward to helping you take care of your travel health needs.

Vaccination services

Please bring any of your prior immunization records to the Family Medicine Center Travel Clinic.  For vaccination information required for the area you are traveling, please visit the Center for Disease Control website information for travelers.

Most immunizations require 4-6 weeks for full effectiveness.

Vaccines available include:

About Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group

We are proud to be part of Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, which includes caring, compassionate health care professionals who are highly trained to meet your medical needs in Columbia, Lexington and across the greater Midlands region of South Carolina.

Providing excellent medical care in comfortable office environments, our network team of physicians, advanced care providers, nurses and staff is prepared to answer any questions you have. We provide comprehensive medical care for short-term needs like annual physicals as well as ongoing management of chronic diseases. Prevention is a big part of your overall care plan. Should additional, focused medical treatment ever be needed, our doctors will refer you to a specialist and stay involved in your care. Only at Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will you find the extensive level of expertise available from a wide variety of specialists.

Our affiliate system

Prisma Health is the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina, serving more than 1.2 million patients annually. Our 30,000 team members are dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of you and your family. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is part of Prisma Health and will be rebranded at a later date.

Our promise is to: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

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Palmetto Health is now Prisma Health. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is part of Prisma Health.