With the recent measles outbreaks, we have been getting a lot of questions about measles vaccinations. Our clinic in Airdrie can provide MMR vaccinations. The cost is $54, which may be covered on your private drug plan which we can directly bill. If you call and ask for a priority measles appointment we usually can Continue Reading
Travelling across time zones is exciting … and exhausting. Jet lag is the term used to describe the symptoms associated with a lack of sleep that is caused by travelling across more than 3 time zones. Travelling across these time zones causes a disconnect between your body’s normal sleep/wake cycle and the time at your Continue Reading
Have you ever considered living in another country? Whether its teaching English abroad for a year or permanently moving back to live with family or retiring somewhere warmer than Canada, moving to another country can pose some difficulties. Any move can be stressful, and moving to another country with a different culture can be even Continue Reading
Here’s a video we made that gives some background information and how to mix up a dose of Dukoral. If you are looking for some additional information about whether Dukoral is right for you, check out this blog post: Is Dukoral Worth Taking Before My Trip?
If you are looking for yellow fever vaccine, you can contact us and put your name on our waiting list. We are anticipating a new shipment in soon. Call us at 403-980-8747 with your name, contact information, and dates of your trip.
Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy in Airdrie is now offering intradermal rabies vaccinations, which is a lower cost yet effective option to provide rabies immunity. We can provide all three doses with injection fees included for a cost of $250 paid prior to first appointment. This method for giving rabies vaccine is supported by the Continue Reading
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Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy is proud to announce they will be donating $1 to the Airdrie Health Foundation for every flu vaccine they administer at their clinic until November 15, 2016. “There are a lot of places you can get your flu shot in the community,” says Jason Kmet, owner/pharmacist at Polaris. “At Polaris, Continue Reading
Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy in Airdrie is looking for the oldest expired medication in Airdrie and is offering a $25 gift card from the Chopped Leaf to the winner. This contest is a part of our program to encourage the public to properly dispose of expired medications. As part of this program, Polaris Continue Reading
The 2016 Summer Olympics will be held in Brazil from August 5 through August 21. Events will be held in 6 different cities (Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Salvador, Brasilia, and Manaus); Rio will be the first South American city to host the Summer Olympics. If you are planning on traveling to Brazil Continue Reading