Immunizations

MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) (Required)

Two MMR immunizations: both after 12 months of age, the second after 1980. This meets requirements for Measles, Mumps and Rubella below. (Any MMR immunizations given before 1968 are not considered adequate). Persons born before January 1957 are exempt from this requirement.

  • Measles (Rubeola) (Required). Student complies if they have had  any of the of the following:
    • Student had Measles(Rubeola) confirmed by medical record.
    • Student received two immunizations: one after 12 months of age, the second after 1980.
    • Student was born before January 1957.
  • Rubella (German Measles) (Required). Student complies if they
    have one of the following:
    • Student has report of immune titer proving immunity.
    • Student received two immunizations: one after 12 months of age, the second after 1980. 
    • Student was born before January 1957.
  • Mumps (Required). Student complies if the they had any of the following:
    • Student had Mumps as confirmed by medical record.
    • Student received two immunizations: one after 12 months of age, the second after 1980.
    • Student was born before January 1957.

Tetanus and Diphtheria or Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Required) Td/Tdap

Student complies if:
He or she has current vaccination against Tetanus and Diphtheria (within 10 years prior to the day classes begin). All adults should get a booster dose of Td every 10 years. Adults who have never gotten Tdap should substitute it for the next booster dose.

Tuberculosis Screening Form (Required)

Student needs to fill out the TB Screening form

Nursing Students Additional Requirements:

Polio:

Documentation of the polio series is required for all nursing students. Nursing applicants who have never received the polio series are required to begin the IPV Series before beginning clinicals.

Hepatitis B:

All nursing students are required to obtain this series of three shots. Walla Walla University Campus Health & Wellness charges $65.00 per injection paid at time of administration. (Beginning with births after September 1991, all kindergarten children are required by the State of Washington to receive the series. These are free to Walla Walla County residents. Those children ages 11-12 and high risk students 13-18 may receive them at no cost. Anyone not at risk up to age 19, who is a resident of Walla Walla County, may obtain it at the Health Department for $25. At age 19 the cost is $50 per shot.) Prices are subject to change.

Chicken Pox (Varicella):

Student must present documented vaccination of two doses of varicella 4-6 weeks apart, or serologic test (titer), or proof of medically diagnosed case of shingles. Also acceptable: documentation from primary care provider, parent, or guardian stating the year the applicant had a clear case of chicken pox.

Recommended Vaccines (NOT REQUIRED)

Bacterial Meningococcal Disease

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

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Last update on September 7, 2010