Immunization Information

 IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED BY HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY PRIOR TO REGISTRATION 

 M.M.R. (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)

- 2 doses Measles, 2 doses Rubella and 2 doses Mumps Required for all FRESHMEN AND FOREIGN BORN STUDENTS.

- 1 dose Measles, 1 dose Rubella AND 1 dose Mumps is Required for all TRANSFER (30 hours or greater) and GRADUATE STUDENTS.

Re-immunization is necessary when Rubella, Rubeola, Mumps or MMR was administered before 12 months of age/or before 1968. 

RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATIONS (not required)     MENINGOCOCCAL (one dose-preferably BEFORE entry into college.  Freshmen living in residence halls have an increased risk).

Conjugate Vaccine (A, C, Y, W-135)

HEPATITIS B (three doses of vaccine)

TETANUS/DIPTHERIA (Booster within the last 10 years).

ALL DOCUMENTATION MUST BE SIGNED BY A PHYSICIAN OR AUTHORIZED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR A COPY OF AN OFFICIAL IMMUNIZATION RECORD MAY BE ATTACHED.

 

To request an exemption for immunizations, send an e-mail to immunization.section@arkansas.gov. An exemption must be completed each year that you are a student at Henderson State University. Once the form is completed, you may mail it to: 

 

Complete and mail to:
Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham - Mailslot 48
Little Rock, AR 72205

 

**Once you receive your exemption from the state, please bring a copy to the Student Health Center.**

  

-As of June 1, 2011, The Arkansas Department of Health Vaccine For Children will no longer be available in colleges.  Students will be referred to the Department of Health or a primary care physician. 

 

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