Immunization FAQ

Q: Who is required to provide proof of immunization records?
A: Any student taking 6 credit hours or more and born on or after January 1, 1957 is required to show proof of immunizations.

Q: What immunization records are required for students?
A: New York State requires students to provide proof of receiving 2 Measles, 1 Mumps, & 1 Rubella Vaccine (2 MMR vaccines) OR have positive serology tests AND review information about meningitis and then either show proof of receiving Meningitis-ACWY vaccine within 5 years OR sign the waiver declining it.

Q: Where and how can I get my immunization records?
A: Students can contact their Primary Care Provider, High School, Current/Previous College(s), or Military to obtain your immunization records. For more tips on locating your immunizations click here.

Q: How do I check if my immunizations have been received by Health Services?
A: Current students can sign into their myMCC student account and click on the Students tab. Then click on Campus Life.  On the right you will see a box that says Health Services, click on Check my immunization status/records. Click on Student Immunization Display. Leave the default term in the box, and submit. Go to page 2 where you can view your records.

Q: How do I get a copy of my immunization records?
A: This is now a self-service process. Click Here to print instructions. Current students can sign into their myMCC student account and click on the Students tab. Then click on Campus Life.  On the right you will see a box that says Health Services, click on Check my immunization status/records. Click on Student Immunization Display. Leave the default term in the box, and submit. Go to page 2 where you can print your official immunization record.

Q: What Immunizations are required for students in Health Career Programs?
A: In addition to the New York State immunization requirements, students enrolled in health career programs need to also submit a tuberculin (PPD test with the date and result) done within the past year, a tetanus immunization within the last ten years, proof of immunity to chickenpox, and dates of the Hepatitis B series or sign a notice of declination. Rubella immunity is required with no exception for age. Students are also expected to have a complete physical, including immunizations, by their health care providers prior to participation in their chosen program. MCC students can receive MMR vaccination(s) in Health Services, from their primary health care provider or from the Monroe County Health Department.

Q: My mom has my immunizations in my baby book, is that acceptable proof that I have received them?
A: As long as the information is documented by a doctor, doctor’s office or nurse we can accept it as proof of immunization.

 

Confidentiality: Your medical care and counseling at Monroe Community College Health Services are confidential. Health care records are kept separately from academic records. We do not release information outside of Monroe Community College without your written permission, except upon a court order, as required by law (as in the case of certain communicable diseases and reports of child abuse), or as required, in our judgment, to protect you or others from immediate physical danger.