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					Measles, Mumps, & Rubella Overview

IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

New York State Public Law 2165 requires that all students born on or after January 1, 1957
must provide the College with documentation of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella.

Immunity can be documented by providing exact dates of immunization shots, results of
positive blood test (titers), or (only in the case of measles and mumps) dates of physician
diagnosis of the disease. In each case, the documents must be signed and dated by a health care
provider.

Those born before January 1st, 1957 are exempt from submitting documentation for Measles,
Mumps and Rubella.

Measles (also known as Rubeola)
      Must have either: Two doses of live measles vaccine on or after your first birthday and
      at least 28 days after the first dose.
      OR Date & results for blood test (titer) for measles
      OR Date & statement from the diagnosing physician, physician assistant or nurse
      practitioner that the student has had measles disease.

Mumps
    Must have either: One dose of live mumps vaccine on or after your first birthday
    OR Date and a copy of lab results for positive blood test (titer) for mumps
    OR Date & statement from the diagnosing physician, physician assistant or nurse
    practitioner that the student has had mumps disease.

Rubella (also known as German Measles)
      Must have either: One dose of live rubella vaccine on or after your first birthday
      OR Date & a copy of lab results for positive blood test (titer) for rubella


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Additional information about measles, mumps, and rubella diseases and vaccinations is available
at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website:
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/downloads/vis-mmr.pdf




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