FAQs for First Time Freshmen
Your vaccine documentation is due no later than the first day of classes.
Please bring your immunization records and completed forms to your orientation session. Campus Health Services staff will be there to assist you.
Acceptable document includes state immunization certificate and/or vaccine administration or medical records. A full copy of the lab result report is required for any Antibody Blood Titer (IgG) test preformed for proof of positive immune status.
If you are unable to obtain official documentation of your immunization records the following is required:
- Receive a TdaP tetanus vaccination
- One Meningococcal vaccine (Menactra or Menveo) at age 16 or older, regardless of doses received prior to age 16.
- If you believe you have had typical childhood vaccinations or illness, you may have the following ANTIBODY tests drawn; (1) measles, (2) mumps, (3) rubella, (4) varicella (Chickenpox) and (5) Hepatitis B.
- Receive a Hepatitis A vaccine.(optional)
No. We can bill most routine vaccines to your medical insurance plan or we offer a discounted cash price prices for same day payments by check or credit card. Our staff is available to assist you with determining which is the cheapest and most efficient way for you to get your immunization requirements completed but it is your responsibility to verify your coverage with your insurance plan. Payment for services depends on your carrier benefits and restrictions. Please contact your carrier prior to receiving services. We are not responsible for charges not covered by your health plan or applied to deductible. Campus Health Services cannot bill certain Medicaid plans due to network restrictions. Please contact our Insurance Advocate at 852-6519 if you have any questions regarding Medicaid coverage.
Physician documentation of Chicken Pox disease history. If you do not have a physician documentation of the active chicken pox infection, you will need to have a blood test for antibody blood test for Chicken Pox. .
You may see any community healthcare provider or clinic. On campus you can utilize either of the health services offices located at Cardinal Station or the Health Sciences Center.
Maybe. All incoming students will be screened for TB risk factors through the incoming student tuberculosis screening questionnaire. While all incoming students must complete the form. Only those students with identifiable risk factors on the form will be required to have additional testing.
Please contact our office by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 502-852-6446 to discuss our exception policy with on of our immunization coordinators.
You may contact us via email at email@example.com or call the immunization coordinators at 502-852-2708 between 8:30 - 4:30 Monday - Friday.