Understanding Rabies Vaccinations: Pre-Exposure Vs. Post-Exposure

Rabies is a deadly virus that affects the central nervous system, leading to a wide range of symptoms, ultimately resulting in death if not treated promptly. The virus is primarily transmitted through the bites of infected animals. Fortunately, rabies is preventable through vaccination, and understanding the difference between pre-exposure and post-exposure rabies vaccinations is crucial … Read more

Where to Get the Yellow Fever Vaccine in Toronto: A Comprehensive Guide

Yellow fever, a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes in certain parts of Africa and South America, poses a significant risk to travelers visiting these regions. To safeguard your health and meet international travel requirements, obtaining a yellow fever vaccine is essential for those planning to visit these endemic areas. In Toronto, the process of finding … Read more

Your Trusted Travel Clinic Near You – Exploring Our Four Convenient Locations in The Greater Toronto Area

At our travel clinics across the Greater Toronto Area, we prioritize your well-being, offering comprehensive travel health services. With four strategically located clinics, including Etobicoke, Downtown Toronto, Midtown Toronto, and North York, we are committed to providing accessible and expert care to meet all your travel health needs. Etobicoke Travel Clinic Visit our Etobicoke Travel … Read more

North York Travel Clinic’s Extended Hours

The North York Travel Clinic is expanding its horizons by extending its operating hours to better cater to the schedules of our vibrant community in North York, Scarborough and Toronto. Now, we’re at your service from Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 6 PM – because your travel health is our priority! In our mission … Read more

RSV Vaccine Approved by Health Canada for Patients Over 60

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common and potentially serious respiratory infection that affects people of all ages, especially infants and older adults. While infants have long been the focus of RSV prevention efforts, older adults have often been overlooked. However, a new RSV vaccine called Arexvy, developed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), is changing the landscape … Read more

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions In 2023

As of 2023, the world is slowly emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic that has significantly impacted the travel industry. Although many countries have lifted their travel restrictions, some countries still have measures in place to prevent the spread of the virus. In this blog post, we will discuss the COVID travel restrictions in 2023 and … Read more

Etobicoke Travel Clinic Now Open

We are pleased to announce the opening of our Etobicoke Travel Clinic.  The Etobicoke Travel Clinic is located directly across from Sherway Gardens at 190 Sherway Dr #207. Our official opening date is January 9th 2023 and we are offering all Summit Health services excluding blood testing. Subscribe to our newsletter to get access to … Read more

Summittravelhealth.com is now part of cliniquevoyageur.ca

Summit Health is dedicated to providing the best experience possible for our patients whether that is in our clinics or online. As we continue to expand across Canada we have combined our websites into one single platform hosted on cliniquevoageur.ca. This will allow our team to focus on providing one single unified digital experience for … Read more

What To Know About Typhoid Vaccines For Traveling

What Is Typhoid And How Is It Transmitted Typhoid is an illness caused by a bacteria called Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi, which is the same bacteria that causes food poisoning.  It is most commonly found in underdeveloped countries where tap water is poorly sanitized. Typhoid is transmitted through contaminated food and water. Therefore, infected stools … Read more

How To Receive Proof Of Recovery From COVID-19 With Summit Health

With the recent spike in COVID-19 cases due to the omicron variant, many would-be travellers have been infected and have had to reschedule their trips. In order to travel internationally, most countries require a negative COVID-19 test for entry. Unfortunately, in some cases, recovered patients may still test positive for up to 3 months after … Read more