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Yellow Fever

The Practice is a Yellow Fever Centre and we have Yellow Fever Vaccines in stock.

Yellow Fever is an acute infection spread by the bite of an infected mosquito in tropical Africa and South America. There is no specific treatment for yellow fever when caught and it can be a fatal disease.

It is spread by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito.

Yellow Fever vaccination is used to protect individuals at risk of yellow fever disease and also to stop the international spread of yellow fever.

The vaccine lasts for 10 years. Some countries require an International Certificate of vaccination for entry.

The yellow fever vaccine should be given 10 days before entry into the country of risk. There are different contra–indications to the vaccine and we will guide you on these.

We provide vaccination and certification.

Yellow Fever Information for Travellers

In order for us to be able to arrange an appointment for your Yellow Fever vaccine it is necessary for you to complete the following tasks:-

  1. Make an appointment at our reception for your yellow fever vaccination - this will be either on a Wednesday or a Thursday
  2. Fill in a form which must then be taken to your own GP for his/her signature to state that there is no contra-indication to you receiving the vaccine (This form is available from reception)
  3. Read the information from the link Yellow Fever Information for Travellers before your appointment with our Practice Nurse
  4. Make a payment of £70 at our reception on the day of your appointment with our Practice Nurse

We are unable to administer the vaccine if the above are not complied with

 



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