Islington Travel Clinic
Why visit a travel clinic?
- Family physicians have a broad spectrum of general knowledge however; a Travel Medicine Specialist has more detailed knowledge due to their daily practice and complete dedication to this field.
- Because we are in the business of Travel Medicine, we get daily updates about any new happenings around the world.
- Most family physicians do not carry the necessary vaccines required for travel.
- Unlike family physicians, travel clinics have access to specialty travel health products, safety tips and security information.
Travel health notices
29 November 2019 | 7:28 pm
Influenza activity was at the seasonal threshold in week 47, indicating the beginning of the influenza season at the national level. Over the past decade, the flu season has typically begun around mid-November (week 47). The number of regions in Canada reporting influenza activity in week 47 was similar to the previous week. Although influenza A(H3N2) continues to be the most common influenza virus circulating in Canada for the season to date
30 May 2019 | 3:32 pm
The Respiratory Virus Detection Surveillance System collects data from select laboratories across Canada on the number of tests performed and the number of tests positive for influenza and other respiratory viruses. Data are reported on a weekly basis year-round to the Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infectious Diseases (CIRID), Public Health Agency of Canada. These data are also summarized in the weekly FluWatch report.