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Published on August 12, 2016

Travel Clinic Now Open at Palos Hospital

Dr. Ramakrishna, Infectious Disease SpecialistThose planning overseas travel can now take additional steps to ensure their safety and health while away. Vaccinations, medications and expert advice are all available at Palos Hospital’s new Travel Clinic, located at the Palos Hospital Physician Office Building, 12255 S. 80th Ave., Suite 204 in Palos Heights. Overseen by infectious disease specialist B. Ramakrishna, M.D., the clinic is open from noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Anyone planning a trip abroad, especially those traveling to Africa, South America and Asia, is encouraged to visit the clinic at least four to six weeks before their departure date. During the appointment patients receive valuable health information about the country or countries to be visited, including what to expect and how to protect against illness, disease and newly emerging bugs. Recommended and required vaccinations will also be discussed and administered if needed, and travel medications can be supplied.

Please call (708) 923-7874 to schedule an appointment with Palos Medical Group.

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