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Macon County Public Health Center
1830 Lakeside Drive
Franklin, NC 28734

Phone: (828) 349-2081
Franklin or Highlands

Fax: (828) 524-6154

Kathy McGaha, MHS, Director



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Foreign Travel Consultation and Immunization

Macon County Public Health offers Foreign Travel immunizations and consultation with a Healthcare provider. Before making an appointment here is some important information you need to know:

Important information you need to know!

  • You must make an appointment to get foreign travel vaccines- We highly recommend this appointment be a month before you travel. Call 828-349-2081 to make this appointment
  • A nurse will contact you before your appointment to get more information from you before your appointment
  • Some vaccines required for travel in some countries must be prepaid, and then ordered before your appointment
  • Some immunications need to be given several weeks before travel in order to offer full protection before you leave to travel
  • There are fees for almost all foreign travel vaccines. Payment is expected at the time of services
  • Please bring your insurance card with you to the appointment - we bill Medicaid, Medicare and other private insurances
  • Self-Pay - we accept cash, credit, money order, checks, debit and credit cards
  • The state of North Carolina offers certain free vaccinations to those who qualify
  • Please bring to your appointment:

    • Any immunization records you may have
    • Forms you may need completed for your travel
    • Trip itinerary
    • List of current medications and allergies
    • Insurance information and payment for your visit

More information on Foreign Travel

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