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Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Immunization Requirements

Immunizations protect you and the rest of the Adelphi community.

Please be advised of the mandatory immunization requirements. Immunizations must be met prior to the first day of classes for each semester. See information below regarding each individual requirement. See information below regarding each individual requirement. Note: Students enrolled in fully online programs are not required to provide immunization records. If at any time this status changes and the student begins on-site classes, they will be required to provide proof of all necessary immunization requirements.

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (German Measles)
New York State Immunization Law requires all students registered for 6 or more credits, born after 1956, prove immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella. Students who are not in compliance with the mandatory requirements will not be allowed to attend the University, live on campus or participate in extra-curricular or co-curricular activities.

Public Health Law 2165 requires proof of immunity for measles, mumps, and rubella:

Measles:

  1. Two doses of live measles vaccine given on or after the first birthday, or
  2. Physician documented history of disease, or
  3. Titers (a blood test) showing immunity.

Mumps:

  1. One dose of live mumps vaccine given on or after the first birthday, or
  2. Physician documented history of the disease, or
  3. Titers showing immunity.

Rubella (German Measles):

  1. One dose of live virus rubella given on or after the first birthday, or
  2. Titers showing immunity.
The MMR Immunization Requirement Form is Part B of the Complete Health and Immunization Forms (PDF)

Students must also comply with Public Health Law 2167 related to meningitis response. Please go to the meningitis section for more information.

The Adelphi Health Services Center participates in the New York State Vaccines For Children Program. To see if you qualify for free immunizations please review the following information at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Information related to religious exemptions in accordance with Public Health Law 2165.

 

For further information, please contact:

Health Services Center
Waldo Hall
p – 516.877.6000
f – 516.877.6008
e – healthservicescenter@adelphi.edu

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