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Immunization Requirements

Required immunizations for all students on the Methodist Hospital campus


Measles, Mumps, & Rubella (MMR):

  • Two doses of MMR vaccine, OR
  • Positive blood tests showing immunity for measles and rubella 

Hepatitis B: We urge you to start this series now

  • A three dose series (spanned over a 6-month period), OR
  • A positive blood test showing immunity for Hepatitis B (Hepatitis B surface antibody)

Tdap (Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis):

  • One dose of Tdap given within the last 10 years

Chicken Pox/Varicella:

  • 2 doses of varicella vaccine OR
  • A positive blood test showing immunity for varicella

Annual Influenza:

  • Annual seasonal influenza vaccine

Tuberculosis Screening (TB):

  • TB screening test within the past year (Quantiferon Gold test or T-spot blood test)
  • Students with a history of a positive TB skin test must have documentation of a negative chest x-ray completed in the U.S. within the last year, OR a Quantiferon Gold test within the last year