Santé Montréal

Health information for travellers

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People who are planning to travel abroad are advised to take certain precautions to make sure that they have a pleasant trip and return safely. In some countries, unprotected travellers can contract diseases like hepatitis A, typhoid fever, tetanus, diphtheria, poliomyelitis and yellow fever.

Before departing, travellers should see a nurse or a doctor in a travel health clinic for a complete vaccination based on the their travel plans and associated risks. It's also important that previous vaccinations be updated. Canadians born abroad should also be vaccinated when they travel to their country of origin.

In all cases, travel health clinics also offer tropical medicine consultations for returning travellers. Most of these clinics also provide tips on how to prevent traveller's diarrhea, malaria, altitude sickness, jetlag, bird flu, etc.

Most travel health clinic services are not covered by the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec. However, many private insurance companies reimburse all or part of the cost of vaccinations.

For more information and practical pre-departure advice, visit the Travel and Health section on the Services Québec Website.  

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When to Consult

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Protection and prevention

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Risk factors

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Help and Resources

Travellers' health clinics

Clinique santé-voyage du CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île de Montréal
Centre des services ambulatoires, porte 41
160, chemin Stillview
Pointe-Claire (Québec) 
514 630-2225, poste 1709

Clinique santé-voyage de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal
1575, boul. Henri-Bourassa, 2e étage (locaux de la clinique Bois-de-Boulogne)
Montréal (Québec)
514 338-3169

Clinique Santé-voyage du CHUM
1001, rue St-Denis, 6e étage
Montréal (Québec) 
438 793-7632

Centre des maladies tropicales du Centre universitaire de santé McGill
Clinique pré-voyage et vaccination (anglais seulement)
Site Glen
1001, boul. Décarie – local D02.4110
Montréal (Québec)
514 934-8049
Clinique post-voyage (maladies tropicales) (anglais seulement)
Site Glen
1001, boul. Décarie - local D02.3312
Montréal (Québec)
514 934-8488 (Centre de rendez-vous du CUSM)

Clinique Santé-Voyage de Montréal
6865, rue Sherbrooke Est, 2e étage
Montréal (Québec) 
514 252-3890

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People at Risk

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Dernière mise à jour le : 2016.01.08