Measles, Mumps and Rubella
The New York State Public Health Law #2165 requires all students taking six or more credits, born on or after January 1, 1957, to provide proof of immunity against measles, mumps, and rubella as follows:
Two doses of (MMR) Measles, Mumps and Rubella
-First dose given after first birthday
-Second dose after 15 months of age and at least 28 days from first dose. Combined MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine is recommended for both doses.
OR Titre date and result - NOTE: IF your titre test does not indicate immunity, you will need to receive the vaccine, per NYS law.
How to meet this requirement: Send us a copy of your immunization record with the above included.
The New York State Public Health #2167 also requires post secondary students to understand the risks and recommendations of meningocococcal meningitis vaccination.How to meet this requirement: If you have had the meningitis vaccine, please include the date on your immunization record. If you have not had the meningitis vaccine, then you must complete the "Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccine-Response Survey" online found on "Your Connections". Access to “Your Connections” can be found on the lower right of the Fredonia home page (www.fredonia.edu)
All students entering Fredonia must be pre-screened for possible exposure to tuberculosis.
How to meet this requirement: Complete the Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionaire. If the PPD is positive, a chest x-ray is required. Please include a copy of the chest
x-ray report. If you have not received this form, you can print it out using the following:
How do I go about getting my immunization records to send to Fredonia?
Immunization records are usually available through you pediatrician's office, your primary care physicians office, previous colleges that you may have attended, and through your high school. It is important to remember that immunization records are not automatically forwarded to Fredonia when you transfer. Due to medical confidentiality, you must request them to be forwarded separately from transcripts and other information.
You should have these records sent or faxed to:
State University of New York at Fredonia
How to obtain your immunization records that Fredonia already has on file:
You can view and print your immunization records that are on file in Banner by using the following link: