Wentworth-Douglass Opens a Travel Medicine Clinic in Portsmouth
Clinic Among Specialty Care Offerings at Wentworth-Douglass at Pease
Portsmouth, NH – Are you planning a trip? Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s new Travel Medicine Clinic can help ensure good health for international travelers, whether they are traveling for business, a vacation or humanitarian work. The clinic opened Wednesday, December 28, at Wentworth-Douglass at Pease, 73 Corporate Drive in Portsmouth, with appointments available for individuals, couples, families and groups.
The Travel Medicine Clinic will provide prescriptions and vaccinations for many common travel-related illnesses based on an assessment of the patient’s medical history, travel itinerary and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Travelers with specific medical needs and concerns, including chronic disease and pregnancy, can also get their questions answered.
Elizabeth Kirby, APRN, who has been providing travel health services on the Seacoast for more than 7 years, also offers treatment guidelines for many traveler health issues like jet lag, insect and animal bites, motion sickness and altitude sickness.
Appointments are available Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Call (603) 610-8065 to schedule a visit.
The Travel Medicine Clinic is the newest service available at Wentworth-Douglass at Pease, which opened in November. This location also offers primary care, walk-in Prompt Care center, pulmonary medicine, vascular surgery and rheumatology specialists.
For more information on the Travel Medicine Clinic, visit http://www.getbetteratpease.com