Travel Medicine

Linn County Public Health provides travelers with travel immunization consultation relevant to the area of travel and suggested immunizations/prescriptions. Travelers will be provided printed materials that outlines potential threats present in the area of travel.

CDC Traveler's Health


To schedule an appointment for your upcoming trip call 319-892-6093.

To help expedite your appointment, please complete the form below and bring it to your appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

International Travel Medical Questionnaire

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Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage

There is currently a worldwide shortage of yellow fever vaccine. Stamaril, manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur in France, is a live, attenuated yellow fever vaccine that is investigational/unlicensed in the US, but it is registered and currently distributed in over 70 countries. Only three sites in Iowa have been granted access to this vaccine. If you are in need of a yellow fever vaccination, please contact the following clinics:

McFarland Clinic PC
3600 West Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-663-4892

Travel Well LLC Dba Passport Health
2435 Kimberly Rd, Suite 140s
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Phone: 563-355-7393

Polk County Health Department
1907 Carpenter Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50314
Phone: 515-286-3659

Page last reviewed: July 15, 2019

Page last updated: July 15, 2019