Travel health consultations, vaccinations, and prescriptions are not covered by the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan. However, Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy can directly bill vaccinations and prescriptions to many employee drug benefits plans, just like in a typical pharmacy. Coverage varies depending on the individual plan. Check with your insurance plan for more information.
Travel Health Consultations (including comprehensive travel report):
Family (up to 4 members): $150
Each additional family member $35/each
Click here to find out more about our corporate travel health services.
Note: If you have your travel consultation done at Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy, there are no additional injection fees at either your initial appointment or for booster doses. There are also no fees to provide anti-malarial or other travel related prescriptions.
Hepatitis A (adult) $65 per dose – more info
Hepatitis A (junior) $40 per dose – more info
Hepatitis B (adult) $40 per dose – more info
Hepatitis B (junior) $25 per dose – more info
Twinrix (adult) $75 per dose – more info
Twinrix (junior) $45 per dose – more info
Hepatitis A/Typhoid $110 per dose – more info
Typhoid $50 – more info
Dukoral (two dose) $80 – more info
Dukoral (one dose booster) $45 – more info
Yellow Fever $140 – more info
Meningococcus $155 – more info
Polio $60 – more info
Japanese Encephalitis $240 per dose – more info
Rabies $240 per dose – more info
Tetanus/Diptheria $30 – more info
Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertussis $50 – more info
Measles/Mumps/Rubella $60 – more info
Injection fee – $20 per person per visit – This fee is only charged if no travel consultation was done at our clinic. Please note that this charge is for assessment and providing the injection. Comprehensive travel health advice is not provided as part of this fee.
We can fill your travel health related prescription at Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy. Our dispensary keeps stock of the following medications:
- Antimalarial drugs such as Malarone, chloroquine, mefloquine, and doxycycline
- Antibiotics for traveller’s diarrhea such as ciprofloxacin (Cipro) and azithromycin (Zithromax)
- Medications to prevent and/or treat altitude sickness such as acetazolamide (Diamox) and dexamethasone (Decadron)
Prices vary depending on quantity. Contact us for details.
Annual Medication Review and Assessment – A 30 to 60 minute review and assessment by one of our pharmacists of each of your prescription and non-prescription medications, as well as any herbal remedies and supplements — FREE – with Alberta health care and meeting eligibility requirements listed here.