Immunization Requirements


 

*Louisiana law requires proof of immunization against Measles/Mumps/Rubella and Tetanus/diphtheria for all first time Delgado Community College students born after December 31, 1957.  Proof of a Meningitis vaccine within the last 10 years is also required.  Records must be provided prior to enrollment into the college.

       REQUIREMENTS: Two(2) separate doses of the Measles vaccination(at least 30 days apart); One(1) dose of the Rubella vaccine;One(1) dose of the Mumps vaccine; One(1) dose of the Tetanus/diphtheria vaccination within the last 10 years.  One(1) dose of Meningococcol vaccination

    IMPORTANT:  Proof of immunization against Meningococcol Disease(Meningitis) is required for all students who did not attend a college or university prior to August 1, 2006.  Any student enrolled in college classes before August 1, 2006 will not need to provide proof of immunity against meningitis.

*ALL IMMUNIZATION RECORDS SHOULD BE TURNED IN TO THE OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS ON THE CAMPUS THE STUDENT WILL BE ATTENDING*

Forms and Information:

Commmonly Asked Questions:

Why should I get vaccinated against MMR(Measles,Mumps, or Rubella)?

 What is Tetanus/diphtheria and why should I be vaccinated against it? 

What is Meningococcol Disease and why should I be vaccinated against it?

  Where can I go to get my vaccinations?

You an also get additional information on all the required vaccinations from the Centers for Disease Controls at: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/spec-grps/college.htm