Cabrini College requires all incoming full-time undergraduate students to be compliant with these immunization requirements.
Because of confidentiality, parents and students should not discuss private medical issues with anyone outside of the Health Services staff.
All full-time undergraduate students are required to complete a physical examination along with an up-to-date immunization record.
Health History Form - PDF
Physical Examination Form - PDF
Immunization Record Form - PDF (Required by July 15 for Fall semester and January 15 for Spring semester)
Fax the form to 610-902-8282 or mail it to:
Please make two additional copies of all forms: one for your records at home and one for participation in intramural or club sports activities.
Hepatitis B: Three doses are required.
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR): Two doses are required. Dose one of MMR must be administered after the first birthday, and the second given a minimum of four weeks later. A blood test showing immunity is also acceptable. Disease history confirmed by doctor's record is acceptable for measles and mumps only, history of rubella is not acceptable. Students born before 1957 are exempted from this requirement.
Varicella (Chicken Pox): Two doses of chicken pox vaccine are required at least one month apart. Positive immune titer verifying immunity or history of disease are acceptable.
Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis: Incoming students whose last Td (Tetanus-Diphtheria) immunization was more than five years ago must receive a booster with Tdap (Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine). Tdap is strongly recommended for students whose last Td booster was more than two years ago if they have a history of pulmonary disease (including asthma).
Meningococcal: One dose of Meningococcal vaccine (covering serogroups A,C,Y and W-135) is required for all incoming undergraduate students living in campus housing. Revaccination is required after five years with continued risk.This requirement may be met through signed waiver.
Tuberculosis: In accordance with recommendations from both the American College Health Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cabrini College Health Services performs targeted tuberculosis (TB) testing. Under these guidelines, TB testing is required of students who are more likely to be exposed to TB or to develop active infection if exposed. Information from health care providers on immunization record determines whether TB testing will be required.
Students will be required to have a TB skin test (also known as a PPD or Mantoux) if they:
Test results from other facilities are not acceptable.
Please bring any related information that you may have, such as X-ray reports, previous tests, etc.