Immunizations

All registered students are eligible for vaccines. There is no immunization requirement for admission to the college, however students are urged to update their immunization status. Upon transfer, many universities require MMR and Hepatitis B clearance as a condition of admission.
 
Find information about immunizations at the CDC website.

Tetanus, Diptheria and Pertussis (TD/TDAP)

Most cases of tetanus and diphtheria occur in adults. The CDC recommends that ALL adults receive at least one TDAP and every 10 years thereafter.
 
Number Required: 1
Cost per Injection: TDAP $45

Hepatitis B

A first generation immunization against Hepatitis B, this is the minimum immunization required for all health care professions.  Anyone at high risk for exposure to body fluids including persons engaging in sexual contact should consider dual immunization as noted above. Hepatitis B is a serious disease and can be fatal. It is preventable with vaccination.
Number Required: 3
Cost per Injection: $39

 

Influenza Vaccine (FLU)

Influenza viruses change each year. Individuals should receive the new vaccine annually. Typically the flu shot is offered in the fall.
Number Required: 1
Cost per Injection: Free to students
 

Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)

Receiving two doses of measles vaccine as a duet significantly decreases the risk of measles outbreaks on college campuses.
Number Required:2
Cost per Injection: $80.00

TB Skin Test (PPD) Mantoux

The TB test is required by many professions for employment. These include food service, health care, child care, and education. It can also be required for volunteer work. You must be able to return to the Health Center 48-72 hours after receiving the skin test for documentation of results.
Number Required: 1
Cost per Injection: $10
Two-Step TB skin test:$20 ($10 each)
Quantiferon $62

Varicella Zoster Titer

Most individuals have developed immunity to varicella zoster in childhood. A varicella titer is available to confirm immunity. If the individual is found to be susceptible to varicella zoster, immunization can be obtained in the community and referrals will be given.


Meningococcal

Immunizations are available through Riverside Neighborhood Health Center.
 
7140 Indiana Ave., Riverside, CA 92504 | map
Appointments: 1-800-720-9553
Clinic: (951) 358-6000 Fax #: (951) 358-6044
Open: 7:30 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday Closed Weekends and all County Holidays
 

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