No matter where your journey takes you, from India to Peru, from Kenya to China, Infectious Disease Physician Hala Saad, MD, is here to help you stay healthy on your travels. Dr. Saad, guided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, assists travelers aged 6 and up in preparing for a safe and healthy journey. We strive to ensure that your travel memories are filled with happiness.

Note: Immunity can take at least 10-14 days to develop. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that you schedule your appointment four to six weeks before your departure, if possible.

To schedule an appointment, please contact us at
(217) 222-6550, ext. 3430

Why Choose Quincy Medical Group for Travel Medicine?

At Quincy Medical Group, you’ll receive expert advice from Dr. Saad who is board-certified in infectious diseases and stays up-to-date on the latest information on global health conditions and concerns. Your care is tailored to your current health status, the countries you’ll be visiting, and the activities you plan to enjoy on your trip.

Your Visit with Us

When you schedule an appointment with us, you can expect a comprehensive consultation where we will collect detailed information about your travels. Before administering immunizations and prescribing medications, we review resources from the CDC, World Health Organization, and the U.S. State Department

During your visit, we’ll discuss the following:

  • Preventive hygiene practices
  • Potential immunization side effects
  • Review of relevant health conditions
  • Prescription instructions
  • General travel information

Dr. Saad and her team provide vaccinations against infectious diseases that are still prevalent in developing or tropical countries, as well as detailed information about precautions to take to stay healthy while you’re away.

Topics include:

  • Food/water precautions
  • Insect precautions
  • Country-specific information
  • Specific health conditions
  • Traveling with children


We offer a range of routine and travel-related immunizations for preventable diseases transmitted through various means. After administering the appropriate immunizations, travelers receive a Certificate of Vaccination, often necessary for entry into many foreign countries.

Travel-related immunizations include:

  • Yellow fever
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Typhoid
  • Polio
  • Hepatitis A/B (Twinrix©)
  • Meningitis
  • Rabies

We also provide prescriptions for the prevention of:

  • Malaria
  • Traveler’s diarrhea
  • Motion sickness
  • Altitude sickness
  • Leptospirosis from freshwater

In addition to the travel-related vaccines above, we also offer routine immunizations such as:

  • Diphtheria Tetanus (TD)
  • Diphtheria Tetanus/Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Gardasil HPV
  • Hep A-Hep B combo (Twinrix)
  • Hepatitis A vaccine
  • Hepatitis B vaccine (Energix, Adult)
  • Hepatitis B vaccine (immunocompromised)
  • Hepatitis B vaccine (Hepsilav-B)
  • HIB (Haemophilus Influenza Type B)
  • Influenza vaccine
  • High Dose influenza
  • MemB
  • MMR vaccine (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Pneumococcal vaccine (Prevnar 13)
  • Pneumococcal vaccine (Prevnar 20)
  • Pneumococcal vaccine (Prevnar 23)
  • Shingrix
  • Varicella vaccine


Please check with your insurance carrier to find out if Travel Medicine services are covered by your insurance.