TRAVEL HEALTH SERVICES - Cobb & Douglas Public Health

 

Our Travel Health Clinic can help protect you from illness when you travel overseas.  We stock vaccines throughout the year and receive weekly updates about the health and political climate worldwide from the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For more information, please visit the FAQs section at the bottom of this page.

We offer a professional travel health consultation to help you avoid health risks during international travel.  We review your health and immunization history, as well as your travel plans, and assess your risk for acquiring vaccine-preventable diseases and administer the vaccines needed to protect you from these diseases.

We also provide information on how to prevent illness from insects, food, and water. Customized, country-specific information is provided, including entry requirements, areas of political or military instability, medical facilities, customs, crime, and laws.

Let us help you have a safer and more enjoyable trip. Travel Health Services are offered by appointment only. For more information or to schedule an appointment, we have four locations to serve you:

Marietta Public Health Center
1650 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
Phone: (770) 514-2485

East Cobb Public Health Center
4958 Lower Roswell Road, Suite 120
Marietta, Georgia 30068
Phone: (678) 784-2180

Acworth Public Health Center
4489 Acworth Industrial Drive
Acworth, Georgia 30101
Phone: (770) 974-3330

Douglas Public Health Center
6770 Selman Drive
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
Phone: (770) 949-1970

To expedite your next visit, please print and fill out the following forms before you arrive at Cobb & Douglas Public Health:

Travel Health History
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Travel Health Clinic FAQ’s

What is the Travel Health Clinic?

Travel Health Services at Cobb & Douglas Public Health (CDPH) was created to protect clients traveling to foreign countries from vaccine preventable diseases and Malaria. Although other vaccines may be recommended when traveling to other countries, the only vaccine required by International Health Regulations is yellow fever vaccination.  It is our mission to assist clients in traveling abroad safely and to remain in good health. 

 

What services do you offer?

Travel Health Services offers a wide-range of services that provides clients traveling to foreign countries, with the necessary resources and vaccines for a safe and healthy trip. Services include:

  •  A thorough review of clients immunizations and medical history
  • Personalized vaccine recommendations based on clients trip itinerary
  • Administer required and recommended vaccines to clients traveling to foreign countries
  • Provide Malaria Prophylaxis to clients traveling to areas where they are at risk of acquiring Malaria
  • Client Counseling which provides clients with information about food, water and insect precautions based on the clients destination

 

What vaccines do I need if I am planning to travel internationally?

Yellow Fever vaccination is the only vaccine required by International Health Regulations when traveling to certain countries. Other vaccines will be recommended during your appointment, based on your destination and medical history, to protect you from illnesses present in other countries. Below you will find a list of common vaccines administered to clients traveling to other countries (Please click the links for more information):

 

Common Vaccinations English Version Spanish Version
Yellow Fever vaccine English Version Spanish Version
Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis (Td or Tdap) English Version Spanish Version
Meningitis vaccine English Version Spanish Version
Typhoid English Version Spanish Version
Hepatitis A (HAV) English Version Spanish Version
Hepatitis B (HBV) English Version Spanish Version
Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) English Version Spanish Version
Varicella vaccine English Version Spanish Version

You can also find more information on the recommended and required vaccines for travel at www.cdc.gov/travel.

 

Do I have to make an appointment to be seen in the Travel Health Clinic?

Yes, appointments are needed for all Travel Health Services. We have four locations to serve you. Please call one of our Travel Health Clinics listed below to schedule an appointment:

Marietta Public Health Center
1650 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 514-2485

Douglas Public Health Center

6770 Selman Drive
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
(770) 949-1970

East Cobb Public Health Center

4958 Lower Roswell Road, Suite 120
Marietta, Georgia 30068
(678) 784-2180

Acworth Public Health Center

4489 Acworth Industrial Drive
Acworth, Georgia 30101
Phone: (770) 974-3330

I just need to get my routine vaccines. What is the difference between the Travel Health Clinic and the Immunization Clinic?

The Travel Health Clinic offers services to clients traveling out of the county. The goal of the Travel Health Clinic is to provide clients traveling to foreign countries with the necessary resources and vaccines for a safe and healthy trip. All other clients needing routine vaccines are seen in the Immunization Clinic. Unlike the Travel Health Clinic, you do not have to have an appointment to be seen in the Immunization Clinic. For more information on the Immunization Clinic, please click here.

 

Specific Public Health services and schedules may vary by location. Call your health center for details.

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Cobb County

Building A
1650 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 514-2300
Center Hours & Services
Map & Directions

Building B
1738 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 514-2300
Center Hours & Services
Map & Directions

Douglas County

6770 Selman Drive
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
(770) 949-1970
Center Hours & Services
Map & Directions

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Cobb Locations

Acworth
4489 Acworth Industrial Drive
Acworth, Georgia 30101
(770) 974-3330
Center Hours & Services
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Cobb County Environmental Health
1738 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 435-7815
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Except on holidays
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Marietta – Building A
1650 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 514-2300
Center Hours & Service
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Marietta – Building B
1738 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008
(770) 514-2300
Center Hours & Services
Map & Directions

Smyrna (WIC)
3830 South Cobb Drive, Suite 200
Smyrna, Georgia 30080
(770) 438-5105
Center Hours & Services
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East Cobb
4958 Lower Roswell Road, Suite 120
Marietta, Georgia 30068
(678) 784-2180
Center Hours & Services
Map and Directions

South Cobb (WIC)
875 Six Flags Drive
Austell, Georgia 30168
770-514-2389
Center Hours & Services
Map and Directions

Adolescent Health & Youth Development/Health Promotion
875 Six Flags Drive
Austell, Georgia 30168
(678) 385-1360
Center Hours & Services
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Douglas Locations

Douglas
6770 Selman Drive
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
(770) 949-1970
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Douglas County Environmental Health/Douglas Underage Drinking Prevention Program
8700 Hospital Drive, 1st Floor
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
(770) 920-7311
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Except on holidays
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All Cobb & Douglas Public Health Centers will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day and will re-open on Tuesday, May 30. For questions, please call: 770-514-2300.
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