Immunizations

General Immunization Requirements

All students enrolled at NMCC must have:
  1. Diphtheria-Tetanus Booster within the last 10 years   
  2. Two doses of MMR (Rubeola, Rubella, and Mumps); first dose after the first birthday (if born after 1956) OR  two Rubeola titers and one Mumps titer 

Students may be exempt from immunization requirements for the following reasons:
  1. A health care professional’s written statement that vaccination is medically inadvisable at this time.
  2. A written statement in opposition to immunization because of a sincerely held religious belief.

Immunization Requirements for Students in Nursing, Allied Health and Education Programs

Students must have:
  1. Diphtheria-Tetanus Booster within the last 10 years   
  2. Two doses of MMR (Rubeola, Rubella, and Mumps); first dose after the first birthday (if born after 1956) OR  two Rubeola vaccines or titers and one Mumps vaccine or titer 
  3. Hepatitis B Series (must be started before entry)
  4. Varicella Titer - If titer negative (not immune), varivax injections required
  5. Tuberculin Test (PPD) - annually while in school

Students may be exempt from immunization requirements with a health care professional’s written statement that the vaccine is inadvisable at this time.