Jan 24, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

Meningococcal Meningitis Disease


Public Health Law 2167 requires institutions, including colleges and universities, to distribute information about meningococcal disease and vaccination to all students registering for 6 or more credits, whether they live on or off campus. Hunter College of the City University of New York is required to maintain a record of the following for each student:

a) Response to receipt of meningococcal disease and vaccine information signed by the student or student’s parent or guardian (if student is under 18 years old)

b) Record of meningococcal meningitis immunization within the past 5 years; OR

c) Acknowledgment of meningococcal disease risks and refusal of meningococcal meningitis immunization signed by the student. Students can submit this information electronically through their CUNYfirst account or by completing Parts 1 and 3 of the Immunization Records office Immunization Form. To learn more about meningitis and the vaccine, please consult physicianusing the Health Services Immunization Form or can do so electronically through their CUNYfirst account. To learn more about meningitis and the vaccine, please consult  physician. You can also find information about the disease at http://www.cdc.gov.

 

Link for the Immunization Form: The form must be returned to the Immunizations Records Office, Room 307 Hunter North. For updated office hours call (212) 772-4800 or email wellness@hunter.cuny.edu. For further information please visit: health services