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Health Forms and Immunization Requirements

Providence College and the Rhode Island Department of Health require that all new, full time students submit documented proof of a completed health form including a physical exam within the past 12 months (dated after September 1, 2012) and the following immunizations or titers (if applicable):

  • Rubella (German Measles): One (1) shot required; applies to all persons regardless of age (MMR vaccine preferred. First dose must be on or after first birthday)

  • Mumps: One (1) shot required; applies to all persons regardless of age (MMR vaccine preferred. First dose must be on or after first birthday.)

  • Rubeola (Measles): Two (2) shots required; applies to any person born after 1956 (MMR vaccine preferred. First dose must be on or after first birthday.)

  • Tetanus, Diphtheria: Booster dose of Td within the last ten (10) years

  • Hepatitis B: Three (3) shots required; applies to all persons regardless of age

  • Varicella (Chicken Pox): One (1) shot required if under age 13 at time of vaccination or two (2) shots required if 13 or older at time of vaccination

ALL IMMUNIZATIONS MUST BE RECORDED AS MONTH/DAY/YEAR

Meningitis vaccination is highly recommended for those living in residence halls.

Click here to download the Immunization Record Form

Please mail completed forms to:

Providence College Student Health Services
Bedford Hall
I Cunningham Square
Providence, Rhode Island 02918

Failure to meet any of these requirements will result in a Health Services hold being placed on your account, which prohibits you from registering/reinstating at the college. 

FLU VACCINE: LOOK FOR EMAIL AND REGISTER ONLINE FOR FLU SHOT DURING THE FALL SEMESTER.



Location:
Bedford Hall
Phone:401-865-2422
Fax:401-865-2809

Health Center Hours:The center is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. during the academic year, by appointment only. Health services are suspended during Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter,  spring recesses and summer.

EMTs:  EMTs are available from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. (Monday through Friday) and 24 hours on Saturday, Sunday and holidays when the Health Center is closed. PLEASE call ext. 2888 for EMTs.

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