TravelBug Health

A full service travel medicine clinic, offering vaccines and pre-travel consultations, individually tailored to your medical history and travel itinerary.

Operating as usual

TravelBug Health updated their address. 09/02/2021

TravelBug Health updated their address.

TravelBug Health updated their address.

TravelBug Health updated their address. 09/02/2021

TravelBug Health updated their address.

TravelBug Health updated their address.

TravelBug Health updated their address. 02/09/2021

TravelBug Health updated their address.

TravelBug Health updated their address.

06/30/2020

TravelBug Health is excited to be on the frontlines of the effort to slow the advance of COVID-19. We are pleased to help increase access to testing in the community. We're offering rapid results for the antigen test in about 20 minutes and the ability to do both antigen and antibody testing.

Learn more here: https://www.travelbughealth.com/faq

04/30/2020

The media these days is full of reports of breakthrough drugs to treat COVID-19. Read TravelBug's latest blog to find out the real scoop and if drugs are really the solution.

https://www.travelbughealth.com/bugs-blog/will-a-treatment-for-covid-19-be-the-answer-we-re-looking-for

03/16/2020

"This 18 seconds is probably the best single piece of advice I’ve heard about"

I am consciously trying not to add to people's already COVID-19 choked inboxes. Simply put, I think this is the best practical and sensible advice I've heard yet. The video is only 18 seconds long.

https://youtu.be/I0ROR7JYgak

"This 18 seconds is probably the best single piece of advice I’ve heard about the #coronavirus" So most people have a fear of acquiring the virus. I think a ...

travelbughealth.com 03/16/2020

COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: What you need to know

As we all navigate through this evolving COVID-19 pandemic, Travelbug Health is committed to providing you with factual information to make informed decisions for the health and safety of yourself and your loved ones. Read our latest blog post for updated COVID-19 information:

https://www.travelbughealth.com/bugs-blog/covid-19-coronavirus-update-what-you-need-to-know

travelbughealth.com The World Health Organization (WHO) finally confirmed this week that COVID-19 is a global pandemic. The number of people affected worldwide is increasing rapidly. Should you be alarmed? I have been following the global health experts daily and here’s what you need to know: Worldwide status and for...

06/07/2019

This week, TravelBug's medical consultant, Norman Bizon is attending the International Society of Travel Medicine conference in Washington, DC.
This conference brings together world experts in travel and international medicine to discuss recent world disease outbreaks and review the latest research and guidelines.

As one of only a few travel medicine certified providers in Arizona, Norman enjoys attending conferences because they help him stay up-to-date on the latest medical guidelines, which allows him to provide the best and most current care to travelers.

Lost City Trek - Colombia 12/30/2018

TravelBug's Norm and Becky just returned from a trip to Colombia. Their adventures included a 4 day trek through the jungle to the "Lost City". Enjoy the photo story and read the blog https://www.travelbughealth.com/bugs-blog/travelog-colombia-trek-to-the-lost-city-ciudad-perdida to find out all about it.

TravelBug's Norm and Becky just returned from a trip to Colombia. Their adventures included a 4 day trek through the jungle to the "Lost City". Enjoy the photo story and read the blog https://www.travelbughealth.com/bugs-blog/travelog-colombia-trek-to-the-lost-city-ciudad-perdida to find out all about it.

12/05/2018

TravelBug's Norm Bizon is in his element in Colombia, South America - cycling Bogota's Ciclovia. Check out his latest blog post.

https://www.travelbughealth.com/bugs-blog/travelog-bogot-and-the-ciclovia

12/03/2018

A traveling vacation is good for the soul and spirit and can provide a welcome break from your routine. If your routine includes staying healthy, here are some useful tips to help you maintain your healthy habits while traveling.

https://www.nytimes.com/guides/travel/healthy-traveling-tips?fbclid=IwAR1zjPyiAcEyA-89gBK_0xr4eHsGi5BJEF1POfYpxljJoiRC8zRW3pHYqyk

starworldwidenetworks.com 11/26/2018

If you're traveling out of the country, why you need to see a travel medicine specialist first with Norm Bizon owner of Travelbug Health.

TravelBug's Norm Bizon recently appeared on the weekly Dr. Jennifer King radio show. Have a listen to the podcast:

starworldwidenetworks.com If you're traveling out of the country, why you need to see a travel medicine specialist first with Norm Bizon owner of Travelbug Health.

10/29/2018

TravelBug Tips: Flu Shots: Q & A

How can you tell that Fall has arrived in Arizona? The license plates are changing color and flu season is back. Every flu season is a little different and there is a lot of confusing information out there. Today I will try to help sort out the facts and answer some common questions that I get from my patients.

1. Why should I get a flu shot?
2. Who should get the flu shot?
3. What do Trivalent and Tetravalent mean?
4. and more!

Click the link below to read our full article on Flu Shots and schedule an appointment to get your shots today!

https://www.travelbughealth.com/bugs-blog/flu-shots-q-a

10/01/2018

Happy Anniversary TravelBug! It was 5 years ago today that we opened for business. We recently moved to our new North Scottsdale office and remain committed to being your one stop destination for comprehensive travel health care.
Go. Explore.

10/01/2018

Less than a week away! Plan to attend the Valley's largest free health expo this Saturday and stop by to visit the TravelBug Health booth. See you there!

09/25/2018

TravelBug Health's cover photo

09/25/2018

TravelBug Health

09/16/2018

The TravelBug team was at Highlands Church today, taking part in a food packing event for Feed My Starving Children. We helped pack over 100,000 nutritious meals for undernourished children in Haiti.

06/01/2017

In case you missed it, TravelBug Health's Norman Bizon, PA, just returned from the 15th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine in Barcelona, Spain! This conference brought together world experts in travel and international medicine to discuss recent world disease outbreaks and review the latest research and guidelines.

As one of only a few travel medicine certified providers in Arizona, Norman enjoys attending conferences because they help him stay up-to-date on the latest medical guidelines, which allows him to provide the best and most current care to travelers.

travelbughealth.com 05/01/2017

U.S. Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that Sanofi Pasteur’s yellow fever vaccine (YF-Vax®) will be unavailable from mid-2017 to mid-2018 because of delays in the production process. YF-Vax is the only yellow fever vaccine licensed in the U.S.

Learn more about this shortage and why you shouldn't delay in scheduling a pre-travel consultation with Travelbug Health: http://bit.ly/2pDs1CV.

travelbughealth.com The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that Sanofi Pasteur’s yellow fever vaccine (YF-Vax®) will be unavailable from mid-2017 to mid-2018 because of delays in the production process. YF-Vax is the only yellow fever vaccine licensed in the U.S.

travelbughealth.com 04/27/2017

World Malaria Day 2017

As part of World Immunization Week, we're taking the time to recognize World Malaria Day, a global effort to prevent and eradicate malaria. Did you know one child dies from malaria every two minutes? Learn more about this disease and how you can help prevent it: http://bit.ly/2oN9VJI

travelbughealth.com As part of World Immunization Week, we're taking the time to recognize World Malaria Day, which highlights a global effort to prevent and eradicate malaria. Malaria is a serious and often life-threatening disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. Malaria affects millions of people across the globe...

travelbughealth.com 07/29/2016

Pre-Travel Health Consultation

Leaving the country soon? Whether it's for work or leisure, Norman Bizon can tell you everything you need to keep you and your family healthy! See what's included in the consultation: http://bit.ly/1RJcZ2g

travelbughealth.com Whether you're going on an African safari or a business trip to Thailand, preparation is paramount to a safe and successful trip. All travelers should become informed about the potential hazards of the countries they are traveling to and learn how to minimize any risk to their health. The best way t...

lifehacker.com 07/23/2016

What You Should Know If You Want to Work Remotely and Travel the World

Have you ever wanted to work from home and travel the world? Check out this guide that describes exactly how you can do it safely and effectively!

lifehacker.com If you’re lucky enough to work from anywhere, you can take advantage of your freedom and work while you travel. Our own Stephanie Lee just spent the last nine months as one of these “digital nomads,” with just a couple of suitcases and her laptop. Here are some practical things to consider if you wa...

travelbughealth.com 07/09/2016

10 Health Benefits of Mountain Biking

Looking to build your perfect beach body before your trip? You can tighten your lower half, gain some core muscles, and get stronger legs all at once... with mountain biking!

But that's not the only benefit this sport has. Check it out: http://bit.ly/1TXN9tI

travelbughealth.com Over the last few decades, mountain biking has remained a popular outdoor recreational activity. According to the Outdoor Industry Foundation, nearly 40 million people mountain bike every year in the U.S.As public health concerns including obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are on the rise, physic...

06/29/2016

"The travel vaccinations I received today provide me with confidence knowing I was able to take preventative measures for my travel health. Thank you for the referral, Mom! Thank you for providing wonderful service, Dr. Bizon!" - a Travelbug patient.

We'd love to hear about your experience too! http://www.travelbughealth.com/testimonials

travelagentcentral.com 06/21/2016

Holland America Line’s Veendam Receives Perfect Health Inspection Scores

It's surprisingly easy to get sick on a cruise, especially with a stomach bug.

That's why we're so happy cruise lines are taking care of their passengers! Way to go on the perfect health score!

travelagentcentral.com The ship scored 100, the highest possible mark, on United States Public Health and Health Canada inspections. Get the details here.

06/16/2016

Where will you explore on your bike this summer? TravelBug's own PA Norman Bizon went mountain biking in Colorado! What a view!

travelbughealth.com 06/07/2016

10 Health Benefits of Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is so much more than a recreational activity. It has many health benefits including improved sleep, mood, and brain power! http://bit.ly/1TXN9tI

travelbughealth.com Over the last few decades, mountain biking has remained a popular outdoor recreational activity. According to the Outdoor Industry Foundation, nearly 40 million people mountain bike every year in the U.S.

azcentral.com 06/01/2016

11 measles cases confirmed: What you need to know about the outbreak

Several cases of the measles have been confirmed in Arizona. Get the facts and find out what to look for by reading this article: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona/2016/05/30/measles-cases-confirmed-arizona-what-you-need-know-measles-outbreak/85172616/

azcentral.com Arizona health officials identified another case of measles Sunday — bringing the total to 11 cases.

travelbughealth.com 05/26/2016

TravelBug Health

Have you seen our article in @Health and Wellness Magazine written by our very own Norman Bizon? Check it out under our "Quick Links" section! http://www.travelbughealth.com/

travelbughealth.com Scottsdale Travel Clinic that provides the vaccinations, medical advice, and prescriptions you need to stay healthy while you travel.

travelbughealth.com 05/19/2016

Health Tips for Rio 2016

Headed to Rio this summer? Norman Bizon has some advice to keep you healthy as you watch the Olympics and explore Brazil! http://bit.ly/1ZYRfU2

travelbughealth.com What to know before traveling to the Summer OlympicsIn August, the world will gather to witness the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee predicts a half a million tourists will visit Brazil for the Olympic Games; a first for the country, considering the...

biosciencetechnology.com 05/12/2016

A New Paper-based Test for the Zika Virus

Diagnosing the Zika virus may have become a lot easier. This technology is key when distinguishing Zika from similar viruses: http://bit.ly/1SZGYGg

biosciencetechnology.com A new paper-based test can diagnose Zika virus infection within a few hours. The test, which distinguishes Zika from the very similar dengue virus, can be stored at room temperature and read with a simple electronic reader, making it potentially practical for widespread use.

travelbughealth.com 05/04/2016

Travel Health Risks in Mexico

If you're thinking about taking a Mexican vacation this summer, don't leave without reading about and preparing for the health risks!

travelbughealth.com Mexico has the most foreign visitors of any Latin American country and is the country most frequently visited by US tourists.1 With its close proximity and rich diversity of culture and geography, Mexico’s popularity as a vacation destination isn’t likely to change any time soon. Mexico continues…

luxurytravelmagazine.com 04/30/2016

Hotel Trend: Artisanal Beer at Luxury Mexican Hotels

Headed south of the border this summer? Luxury Travel Magazine has you covered for the best luxury hotels for foodies and craft beer lovers.

Before you go, don't forget to get your travel health consultation with Norman Bizon! http://bit.ly/1SPTIAD

luxurytravelmagazine.com While Mexico has long been a favorite destination for tequila aficionados, the recent explosion of craft breweries is making it a must-visit destination for beer lovers as well.

cnn.com 04/24/2016

7 tips for first time travelers to Africa

Tip #4: You don't need every shot in the book! Your primary care physician may push many vaccines to keep you healthy, but only a travel health consultant like Norman Bizon can tell you exactly what you need! http://cnn.it/1jLsPin

cnn.com What should many new Africa hands ditch first? Their preconceptions

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8603 E Royal Palm Rd, Suite 120
Scottsdale, AZ
85258

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
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