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2500 Boston St, Baltimore, MD 212242500 Boston St
Open until 2:00 pm
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4.7(612 reviews)
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AllCare Primary & Immediate Care, Canton - 2500 Boston St

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8205 Snowden River Pkwy, Columbia, MD 210458205 Snowden River Pkwy
Open until 2:00 pm
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4.4(1.3k reviews)
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AllCare Primary & Immediate Care, Columbia - 8205 Snowden River Pkwy
This is our primary care facility. We love it from ability to get reasonably prompt appointments to friendly bedside manner, superb staff service, and high-quality care. Dr. Munoz (Ibrahim) is EXCEPTIONAL!.

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4407 Hartwick Rd, College Park, MD 207404407 Hartwick Rd
Open until 2:00 pm
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4.6(28 reviews)
Allcare Primary & Immediate Care, College Park - 4407 Hartwick Rd

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900 Kenilworth Dr, Towson, MD 21204900 Kenilworth Dr
Open until 2:00 pm
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5.0(1 reviews)
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Allcare Primary & Immediate Care, Towson - 900 Kenilworth Dr

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2554 Solomons Island Rd, Annapolis, MD 214012554 Solomons Island Rd
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4000 Mitchellville Rd, Bowie, MD 207164000 Mitchellville Rd
4.1(472 reviews)
Labcorp - 4000 Mitchellville Rd, Bowie
A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.

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1630 Main St, Chester, MD 216191630 Main St
Open until 2:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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79 Annapolis St, Annapolis, MD 2140179 Annapolis St
5.0(6 reviews)
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501 Ridgely Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401501 Ridgely Ave
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204 S Cherry Grove Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401204 S Cherry Grove Ave
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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2661 Riva Rd, Annapolis, MD 214012661 Riva Rd
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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3.13(4 reviews)
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I have gone to Dr. Christie for many years. Dr. Christie is a wonderful doctor. He excels as a diagnostician. He really cares about his patients and gives them the best possible service. Because of this, sometimes the waits in the waiting room can be long. He is the only Dr. I know of who also takes walk-ins because he knows life happens. Everyone I have referred to him loves him, as do I.
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33 Magothy Beach Rd, Reisterstown, MD 2112233 Magothy Beach Rd
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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1.0(40 reviews)
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28522 Marlboro Ave, Easton, MD 2160128522 Marlboro Ave
Open until 8:00 pm
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4.0(4 reviews)
Walked in very short on breath. Staff gave immediate attention and sent me to ER in ambulance after evaluation. I was in more trouble than I realized. Thank you for that oxygen and quick diagnosis. You all saved my life. I had kidney failure. So glad you are close to my home. M finally home after one week in hospital. EMS were terrific.
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8105 Ritchie Hwy, Pasadena, MD 211228105 Ritchie Hwy
Open until 8:00 pm
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2.4(45 reviews)
Patient First Primary and Urgent Care, Pasadena - 8105 Ritchie Hwy, Pasadena
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301 Hospital Dr, Glen Burnie, MD 21061301 Hospital Dr
Open until 8:00 am
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1071 MD-3, Gambrills, MD 210541071 MD-3
Open until 8:00 pm
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4.1(17 reviews)
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First Call Medical Center, Gambrills - 1071 MD-3, Gambrills
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7116 Ritchie Hwy, Glen Burnie, MD 210617116 Ritchie Hwy
Open until 8:00 pm
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2.11(27 reviews)
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Patient First Primary and Urgent Care, Glen Burnie - 7116 Ritchie Hwy, Glen Burnie
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15459 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 2071515459 Annapolis Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
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Patient First Primary and Urgent Care, Bowie - 15459 Annapolis Rd
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1307 Merritt Blvd, Dundalk, MD 212221307 Merritt Blvd
Open until 9:00 pm
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ExpressCare Urgent Care, Dundalk - 1307 Merritt Blvd, Dundalk
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Chester Yellow Fever Vaccine

Getting the yellow fever vaccine can reduce your risk of getting this viral infection. Knowing more about the yellow fever shot and how it works can empower you to make informed healthcare decisions for yourself and your family.

About yellow fever

Yellow fever is a viral infection you can contract if you are bitten by a mosquito infected with this virus. Anyone can get yellow fever, though older adults may be at higher risk for severe infection, reports the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This disease tends to be common in South America and sub-Saharan Africa, adds the NLM.

Yellow fever symptoms

Yellow fever has three stages: the infection stage, the remission stage, and the intoxication stage, reports the NLM. Symptoms of yellow fever are different depending on the stage you’re in.

Acute infection phase

Stage 1 of yellow fever is the acute infection phase or the acute phase. According to the NLM, symptoms in the acute phase usually go away within three to four days and include:

  • Headache
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Fever
  • Flushing
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Jaundice

Stage 2 of yellow fever is the remission phase. Some people recover fully from yellow fever during this phase, while others may develop more severe symptoms and progress to the toxic phase, adds the NLM.

Toxic phase

Stage 3 of yellow fever is the toxic stage or the intoxication stage. The NLM reports that symptoms in the toxic phase usually affect the organs, especially the heart, liver, and kidney. These symptoms include:

  • Decreased urination
  • Irregular heart rate
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Seizures
  • Delirium
  • Coma

When to see a doctor

The NLM suggests seeing a doctor at least 10 to 14 days before traveling to a region in which yellow fever is common. It adds that yellow fever countries where this virus is common include certain parts of Africa and South America. Your doctor can use this information to determine whether you should be vaccinated as a yellow fever prevention method.

You should also see your doctor when you arrive home after traveling to these countries. The NLM recommends contacting your doctor immediately if you have traveled to a region where yellow fever is common and you or a family member has developed fever, headache, muscle aches, vomiting, or jaundice.

Causes of yellow fever

Yellow fever is caused by a virus that is carried by mosquitoes. You can get yellow fever if you are bit by one of these mosquitoes and aren’t vaccinated against this virus. According to the NLM, the yellow fever virus is found mainly in certain parts of Africa and South America.

Yellow fever risk factors

Being unvaccinated against yellow fever is a major risk factor for this virus. Avoiding trips to yellow fever countries in Africa and South America can also reduce your risk of getting yellow fever, reports the NLM.

Other steps you can take to lower your risk further, according to the CDC, include using mosquito repellent products, wearing long-sleeved shirts and pants, and taking steps to control mosquitoes indoors and outdoors.

Complications from yellow fever

Yellow fever can cause a wide range of serious health problems, reports the NLM. Internal bleeding and even death can occur if you get yellow fever.

Other potential complications from yellow fever include:

  • Kidney failure
  • Liver failure
  • Salivary gland infection
  • Secondary bacterial infections
  • Shock
  • Coma

Yellow fever prevention

The yellow fever vaccine may prevent yellow fever, states the NLM. Other effective prevention methods include staying in areas that are screened in or air-conditioned, wearing protective clothing, and using effective insect repellent products.

Yellow fever vaccine

The yellow fever vaccine can provide lifelong protection against this virus, states the CDC. The NLM adds that this vaccine is approved for use in people between the ages of nine months and 59 years who are traveling to or who live in an area where yellow fever is known to exist. Many countries require you to show proof of vaccination against yellow fever before you can enter.

Mosquito protection

According to the CDC, the best way to protect yourself against mosquitoes is to use an insect repellent that is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Repellents registered with the EPA contain active ingredients such as DEET and oil of lemon eucalyptus that can ward off mosquitoes to prevent mosquito bites and yellow fever.

The CDC also recommends wearing long-sleeved shirts and pants to prevent mosquito bites and spending time indoors where window screens and air conditioners are available and fully functional.

Yellow Fever Vaccine FAQs

  • Where can I get a yellow fever vaccine in Chester?

    In general, yellow fever vaccines will be available at Chester-area urgent care centers, retail clinics, primary care doctor offices, local pharmacies and travel vaccination centers. While walk-in appointments are typically available, booking a visit online will reduce your wait time and ensure you protect yourself from yellow fever in time for your trip.

  • How can I book a yellow fever vaccine in Chester?

    Regardless of the kind of vaccine you are seeking, Solv can help you book an appointment. Simply search for Chester-area doctors, find a provider, and book the most convenient time for you. Be sure to include your travel plans and previous immunizations to give your doctor a better idea of the vaccines you may need.

  • Can I make a same-day appointment for a yellow fever vaccine in Chester?

    Same-day and next-day appointments for yellow fever vaccine consultations can easily be booked directly through Solv. Simply search for Chester-area doctors, find a provider, and book an appointment as soon as today. Be sure to include your travel plans and previous immunizations to give your doctor a better idea of the vaccines you may need.

  • How do I find the top-rated travel vaccination specialists in Chester?

    Solv gathers reviews, ratings, and other data on Chester-area travel vaccination specialists to ensure the clinics provided meet our standards. Search for a provider, see what previous patients think, and book an appointment with a top-rated doctor today!

  • Who should get a yellow fever vaccine?

    Anyone over the age of nine months with plans to travel to or live in an area that's at high risk for the yellow fever virus, such as South America and Africa, should receive a yellow fever vaccine. If you are planning on traveling from Chester to Brazil, Ghana, or a number of other countries, a yellow fever vaccine will be required for entry. You must be vaccinated at least ten days before your trip.

  • Are video visits available with travel vaccination specialists in Chester?

    While a yellow fever vaccine cannot be administered over video, your doctor can evaluate and advise you or your child from your home in Chester. They can discuss your travel plans, recommend and order necessary vaccinations, and book immunization appointments via telemedicine.

  • How much does a yellow fever vaccine cost in Chester?

    Without insurance, a consultation, service fee and yellow-fever vaccine will typically range from $150 to $350. With preventative insurance, you will end up paying the copay for a consultation and vaccine administration, ranging from $10 to $40. Costs will vary by clinic - book a consultation at a Chester-area clinic to see how much a yellow-fever vaccine would cost for you.

  • Is a yellow fever vaccine covered by my insurance?

    As yellow fever vaccines are considered elective, it’s not uncommon that insurance will not cover the cost of the vaccine. However, if your plan includes preventative benefits, the yellow fever vaccine will usually be covered and you may only need to cover the co-pay out-of-pocket.

  • Are video visits with travel vaccination specialists covered by my insurance?

    Telemedicine vaccine consultation coverage will vary depending on your circumstances. Typically, if your insurance will not cover an in-person visit, it won’t cover similar appointments via telehealth. Since the yellow fever vaccine is considered elective and in-person visits are not usually covered by medical insurance, it is unlikely video visits with travel vaccination specialists will be covered.

Sources

Solv has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references.

  1. Yellow fever (February 4, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001365.htm
  2. Yellow Fever Vaccine (February 7, 2022)
    https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a607030.html
  3. Prevention of Yellow Fever (October 7, 2019)
    https://www.cdc.gov/yellowfever/prevention/index.html
  4. Yellow Fever Vaccine (April 21, 2021
    https://www.cdc.gov/yellowfever/vaccine/index.html
  5. Yellow Fever Vaccine Recommendations (April 21, 2021)
    https://www.cdc.gov/yellowfever/vaccine/vaccine-recommendations.html

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