Lurie Childrens Travel Vaccines Pdf

 Lurie Children’s Specialties & Condition International Travel Immunizations Program

International Travel Immunizations Program

Our International Travel Immunizations Program is one of the few in the Chicago area that offers comprehensive, specialized pediatric travel health services. Led by Tina Tan, MD , and Ben Katz, MD,the program provides appropriate immunizations for many communicable diseases, following the guidelines developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We offer vaccinations for many diseases usually not seen in the United States, such as yellow fever or typhoid fever.

We also counsel families on preventative medicines, hygiene and dietary precautions. Our recommendations vary depending on your destination. To learn more, visit the CDC. You can also call us at 312.227.4080 .


  • Call 1.800.KIDS DOC ( 1.800.543.7362 ) to schedule and register
  • We’re located at Lurie Children’s, 225 E. Chicago Avenue, 4th floor
  • Appointments are only available Wednesday afternoons from 2:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Before Your Visit

  • Contact your insurance carrier to ask if travel immunizations are covered
  • Fax any referrals to 312.227.9709 at least three days before your visit
  • Be sure each vaccination and appointment date and time are listed

Bring with You

  • Your child’s immunization records
  • All documentation from your insurance carrier

Insurance Payment

  • Many vaccinations are not considered routine, so most insurers do not cover them
  • Visits are often considered self-pay
  • Cash, checks or credit cards (Master Card, Visa, American Express and Discover) are accepted
  • Full payment is due at time of service

Typical Charges

  • One office visit fee
  • One vaccination fee, ranging from $46-$633 each; often more than one vaccination is required
  • First/only child: $214
  • Second child: $169
  • Third child: $122
  • Fourth child: $83
  • Fifth child: $13
  • $58 fee for cancellations made within 24 hours of scheduled appointment

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