Travel Health Advice

Please note that as of September 1, 2017, the Perth District Health Unit will no longer be providing travel health advice or clinics for travel vaccines. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Health Line at (519) 271-7600 ext 267 or 1-877-271-7348 ext 267 or

Travel health advice is provided free of charge to residents of Perth County. If you are planning an international trip, contact the Health Unit at least 6 weeks before you leave to obtain advice from a Public Health Nurse. The nurse will ask about your itinerary and immunization record and will give you information about immunizations you may need, and other precautions to prevent illness.

Phone the Health Unit or drop-in to our office at 653 West Gore St. Stratford during the following times:

If travelling to Cuba, Dominican Republic or Mexico:

Call Health Line at 519-271-7600 ext 267 or toll-free at 1-877-271-7348

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

For all other destinations:

Call 519-271-7600 ext 0 or toll-free 1-877-271-7348

Mondays, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesdays, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

We also provide travel immunization clinics:

Mondays, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Wednesdays, 9:00 – 11:30 am

Call 519-271-7600 ext 225, or toll-free 1-877-271-7348, to book an appointment

Note: there is a fee for most immunizations

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to scheduled appointment time.