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Armed Forces Pre-Deployment Physicals

    Potomac Region Medical Associates staff is proud of our soldiers and civilians serving our country here in the United States and overseas. We provide a comprehensive pre-deployment physical for all armed services personnel which includes an extensive review of medical history, comprehensive physical examination by our licensed medical staff and advanced laboratory testing.

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    Immigration Physicals

      Dr. Carroll is an approved physician to perform immigration physicals through the Unite States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  Every applicant for a VISA or a Green Card must undergo a physical exam by a physician who has been approved by (USCIS). When all tests and physical examinations have been completed, you will receive a

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      Immunization/Travel Shots

        Whether or not you need travel immunizations depends in part on where you will be traveling.  Potomac Medical Center will provide international health certificates which shows what immunizations you have received which may be needed prior to entering some foreign countries. For more information, please refers to the Centers for Disease Control website.

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        What is Yellow Fever?

          Yellow fever virus (YFV) is a single-stranded RNA virus that belongs to the genus Flavivirus. MODE OF TRANSMISSION: Vectorborne transmission occurs via the bite of an infected mosquito, primarily Aedes or Haemagogus spp. Nonhuman and human primates are the main reservoirs of the virus, with anthroponotic (human-to-vector-to-human) transmission occurring. There are 3 transmission cycles for

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