Health Program Students

Health Services oversees the initial clearance and yearly reassessment process for clinical participation for all students enrolled in a health related program. Certain health requirements must be met yearly to protect both you and your patients. The required health documents are detailed below.

FIRST YEAR REQUIREMENTS

CLEARANCE PACKETS

The First Year Clearance Packet is required for all Health Program Students. These Health Programs include, Clinical Lab Technician, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Surgical Technology and EMS. 

The packet must be submitted in full to Health Services for review and clearance by Health Services Registered Nurses.  Any packet received incomplete, or not full, will be returned to the student for corrections and will cause a delay in the clearance process.  

Please submit your complete packet via any of the following:

Monroe Community College
1000 East Henrietta Rd.
Health Services Building 3 Room 165
Rochester, NY 14626

HEALTH INSURANCE

*You may explore options for comparable insurance at the New York State of Health Insurance Marketplace website. Many MCC students qualify for low or no cost insurance available through this program, and enrollment for these particular programs is year round.You may also contact one of the local representatives below for assistance:
Sheila Forsett (585) 754-7011 or sforsett@mvphealthcare.com 
Lisa Galletto (585) 278-4187 or lgalletto@fideliscare.org 

SECOND YEAR REQUIREMENTS

Annual Reassessment

  • Prior to the start of your third semester, students in the following programs: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, EMS and Radiologic Technology  must complete:  

  • Prior to the start of your third semester, Clinical Lab Technician, Nursing and Surgical Technology Students must complete:

  • You may schedule the PPD at no charge in our office. A PPD involves two visits and the second visit must be two to three days after the first.
  • Please bring your completed Reassessment Form to your PPD appointment, or submit it with your testing results from an outside agency.
  • For those with a past positive PPD or positive Quantiferon Gold blood test, please complete just the Reassessment Form above - no testing is needed.
  • Pregnant students must get approval from their healthcare provider for PPD placement. If the provider doesn't approve placement of the PPD, a note temporarily excusing you from testing is required.
  • For your convenience, you may submit your paperwork by:

Confidentiality: Monroe Community College Health Services department ensures that students' health records are kept confidential and separate from academic records. Health Services does 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.