Travelling outside of Canada? You may need specific vaccinations and/or medications before visiting certain countries or regions, to reduce your risk of getting sick or acquiring a serious disease.

As soon as you pick your destination, make arrangements to find out what vaccines you need.

Learn what vaccines are recommended by visiting the Government of Canada’s Travel Vaccines page and entering the destination country.


How can I access travel vaccines?

NOTE: Please contact Janzen’s Pharmacy as TBDHU’s clinic is currently unavailable. You can make an appointment at Janzen’s Pharmacy through:

NOTE: Janzen’s Pharmacy is a designated Yellow Fever centre.  Visit this list of Yellow Fever Designated Centers for the rest of Ontario.


What will I need to bring to my travel appointment at Janzen’s Pharmacy?

Janzen’s Pharmacy will need your vaccine records.
If you don’t have a copy of your records, you can learn more by visiting Reporting and Obtaining Immunization Records | Thunder Bay District Health Unit (
Janzen’s Pharmacy also requests you bring the following:

  • Extended Health Benefits Card / Drug Coverage Information
  • Passport
  • List of Current Medications

Resources to review your trip 

Travel health and safety - Includes essential information on understanding travel health and safety risks and preventive measures to take before and during your trip.

Travel health notices - The Public Health Agency of Canada's Travel Health Notices outline potential health risks to Canadian travellers and recommend ways to help reduce them. Notices remain in effect until removed.

Travel Advice and Advisories - Country-specific information on safety and security, local laws and customs, entry requirements, health conditions and other important travel issues.

OHIP coverage temporarily outside Canada - Find out what OHIP covers when you’re temporarily outside Canada.

Travel Smart app - Access key information even while you are travelling including advisories and contact information for embassies and consulates.

Registration of Canadians Abroad - Registration of Canadians Abroad is a free service that allows the Government of Canada to notify you in case of an emergency abroad or a personal emergency at home. The service also enables you to receive important information before or during a natural disaster or civil unrest.

Last Updated: 27/01/2023