Now offering strep throat testing!
Our clinic is now offering strep throat testing. Book your appointment and we can do a throat swab test. In 15 minutes we will have a result. If positive, we can prescribe and give antibiotics immediately. The cost of the test is $20. This does not include the cost of any prescriptions, but we do accept most direct bill drug benefits plans. You can book this appointment type online by clicking the link below:
Strep throat testing appointment
Vaccines for under 5 years of age
Polaris has registered nurses available to administer vaccines for those under 5 years of age. Our pharmacist can prescribe the vaccine, so you do not need a prescription from a doctor. We have all children’s travel vaccines in stock, so we can provide it for you and have one of our nurses administer in the same appointment. Our nurses are usually available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. To book, fill in the form below or call us.
We offer TB testing (Mantoux skin test) at our clinic for $60. You need to book two appointments, one for the administration and a second to read the results 48-72 hours later. Usually we do the administration tests following this general schedule:
|Tuesday afternoon administer||read on Thursday afternoon or Friday morning|
|Tuesday evening administer||read on Friday morning or Friday afternoon|
|Wednesday afternoon administer||read on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning|
|Wednesday evening administer||read on Saturday morning|
|Thursday morning administer||read on Saturday morning|
|Saturday morning administer||read on Tuesday morning (limited availability that can vary by week)|
To book, fill in the form below or call us.
You can now book your shingles vaccine appointment online. Please keep in mind that usually the shingles vaccine is only given to those 50 years and older. At your appointment we will assess and verify the vaccine is appropriate for you and then prescribe and administer it.
Flu vaccines are still available for no charge with a valid Alberta Health Care card:
Currently available at Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy:
- Pfizer original (12 years and older)
- Pfizer pediatric original (5-11 years)
- Pfizer bivalent (12 years and older)
To book an appointment contact us directly or go to https://bookvaccine.alberta.ca/vaccine/s/
TRAVEL AND OTHER APPOINTMENTS
For other appointment types including travel health consults, fill out the form below. You will receive an email confirmation that your information was received.
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