If you need a Yellow Fever Vaccination, in Narre Warren, call Dr. Michael Long at the Fountain Gate Medical Centre on 03 9704 8011.
Dr. Long has formal qualifications in travel medicine and expertise in Yellow Fever Vaccine. He is a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine
The address of our clinic is 151 Kurrajong Road, Narre Warren. We are conveniently a short drive from the Monash Freeway. You can visit our website for more information.
The cost of the Yellow Fever vaccination is $97.00, plus a fee for Dr. Michael Long’s consultation (some of this consultation fee can be claimed back from Medicare.)
Dr. Long will discuss the Yellow Fever vaccine and the other travel health issues that are relevant, so you will be well prepared for your journey.
Yellow Fever Vaccination is usually needed for travel to parts of Africa and South America
Vaccination is valid for life but takes 10 days to be effective. The vaccine causes side effects in some persons, so get it as early as possible before you leave.
Mild side effects of Yellow Fever Vaccine include getting a sore arm, feeling tired, headache, muscle aches or fever for 24 hours starting 3-9 days after vaccination.
Very rarely persons vaccinated can develop more severe side effects of Yellow Fever Vaccine, which may include anaphylaxis (severe allergy) and swelling of the brain and other organs. It is critically important to get the vaccine from doctors who have experience with the vaccine.
Once vaccinated, you will be issued the international vaccination record book at no further cost.
Call 03 9704 8011 during business hours to make an appointment.