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Hepatitis A & B

Twinrix- Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B Travel Vaccine Clinic in Toronto 416-461-2419

Health Canada

This combination medication is a vaccine given to prevent hepatitis A and hepatitis B infection. These are serious viral infections that cause swelling of the liver, they are very contagious. This vaccine is recommended for people at increased risk for contracting these infections.

Those at increased risk include:

  • Health care workers
  • Laboratory workers handling blood or bodily fluid specimens
  • Institutional or day care workers
  • Military personnel
  • Police, fire and emergency medical personnel
  • Hemophiliacs
  • Household members or those with intimate contact with persons infected with hepatitis A or B
  • People with liver disease, people with multiple sex partners (Homosexuals)
  • Men having sex with men
  • Prostitutes
  • IV drug abusers
  • Persons traveling to high risk areas

To get your shot for TWINRIX (Hepatitis A & B) vaccination call the Toronto Travel Vaccine and Immunization Clinic at: 416-461-2419.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this document is being provided for general information purposes only and is not meant to substitute in any way whatsoever for advice, medical care or treatment from a medical professional. Please consult our doctor’s at the Travel Medical Clinic with any questions or inquiries. Nothing takes the place of speaking with a travel doctor. This information and your receipt thereof is not intended to be, nor shall be deemed to be, informed consent by you to any medical care or treatment whatsoever.

Please note that the doctor’s consultation and travel vaccinations are not covered by O.H.I.P. Only basic regular vaccinations are covered by O.H.I.P.

If you have PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE through work or school you may be covered for vaccines. Upon your payment we will issue you a PAID invoice so you can claim your expenses back from your insurance company.

To find out if you have insurance coverage, please have your Drug Identification Numbers ready when you call your insurance company. Click here to find the names and phone numbers of major Insurance Companies.