If you have a medical question, need home-care advice or are unsure about which services are best for you, speak with the Advice Nurse from 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday by calling (510) 643-7197 or send a secure message online through the eTang patient portal.
Serving students, faculty, staff and campus affiliates.
Tang Center's International Travel Clinic guides members of the campus community in protecting their health while traveling throughout the world.
The Travel Clinic uses the most current information available from the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization, and Shoreland’s computerized Travel Health Information Services. Your personalized travel package for a healthful, safe trip includes:
If you're going to have sex, knowing how to protect yourself from unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections is essential.
While the only way to be 100% protected is to not have sex, there are many other things you can do to substantially reduce your risk, from having sex with one uninfected partner, to using condoms and other barrier methods correctly and consistently (every time!), to using birth control, to getting immunized against vaccine-preventable STIs.
The risk of birth defects makes the travel advisories particularly strong for women who are pregnant or intending to be. If travel is unavoidable, people should use approved mosquito repellents, screens, mosquito nets, and clothing that covers as much of the body as possible. For information on effective mosquito prevention options, click here.