Can I Receive all my Vaccinations at Once?

Travel Clinics, Vaccinations & Booster Shots

Can I receive multiple vaccinations at once?

Is it safe to get all my vaccinations in one visit?

Studies have shown it is safe to administer multiple vaccines in one visit. However, the number of doses needed to achieve immunity depends on the type of vaccine, as sometimes a single dose of vaccine provides only partial protection from the infection in question.

Vaccines that contain living bacteria or viruses, called live-attenuated vaccines, can provide long lasting protection with only two doses. Non-live vaccines typically require at least three doses to achieve protection that fades over time and must be restored with booster doses.

Certain vaccines must be updated periodically to protect against viruses that are mutation-prone and can cause waves of infections months or years apart. To stay protected, people must get the updated vaccines even if they received an earlier version.

Everyone should get all recommended vaccines at the recommended times. Children and adolescents need to get catch-up doses of any missed vaccines or vaccine doses as soon as they can. Adults should get all recommended vaccines for their age or other risk factors such as health conditions or occupation. All adults should get tetanus boosters, seasonal flu, and COVID-19 vaccines, and any vaccines missed in childhood.

Can my family doctor provide travel medical services?

It’s always wise to invest in protecting your health before venturing abroad. Most family doctors do not have the specific training and qualifications in travel medicine. Accounting for these services as part of your travel budget will ensure you can enjoy the trip without unexpected health issues.

We have made every effort to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the provided information, however, it is not feasible for us to update daily. Please book a virtual consultation with one of our Travel Medicine Professionals for current, personalized advice and answers to any questions you may have.

What can a Travel Health Clinic do for you?

  • Provides an immunization plan for recommended or required vaccines to travel.
  • Prescriptions for important medication – both to prevent and treat illnesses.
  • Education for precautions specific to destination(s) such as food and water safety.
  • Address specific personal health concerns or requirements to travel safely.

Before you travel, be sure to book a virtual consult with a Rockdoc Travel Medicine Professional from anywhere in Canada. Our team of certified medical specialists will determine your risk and provide next steps to ensure you are informed and protected against travel-related illnesses.

For optimal results, it’s best to have your travel medicine consultation 4-6 weeks before your trip to allow vaccines to take effect, as some may need multiple doses. For unexpected last-minute trips, we’ll customize recommendations based on your available time before departure.

More about travel clinics

What Travel Vaccinations do I need?

Your travel medicine professional will discuss your itinerary, planned activities as well as your medical and immunization history to conduct a risk assessment to determine which vaccines and/or medications are appropriate for you.

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Available travel vaccinations and medications

We offer the following travel vaccinations and medications:

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