Student Health Services

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Vaccines Health Notification

Lewis-Clark State College places a high priority on preventing the spread of infectious diseases such as influenza, meningitis, MRSA, pertussis (whooping cough), HPV, Hepatitis B, Measles/Mumps/Rubella, chicken pox, tuberculosis and scabies.

To promote the health and well-being of the campus community, Student Health Services offers preventive information on these diseases, as well as supplying many immunizations that are available for specific diseases. Although Lewis-Clark State College does not require students to have vaccinations as a condition of enrollment, we strongly encourage these vaccinations to protect the students, staff and faculty of this campus community.

Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and the Vaccines that Prevent Them. Please review for descriptions or go to

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and American College Health Association guidelines has recommended that college freshman living in dormitories receive the meningococcal vaccine.

Due to the recent rise in pertussis (whooping cough) across the nation and in Washington State (April 2012-present), the CDC is also recommending vaccination with Tdap to protect individuals.

Please visit College Students & Young Adults page for CDC recommendation(s).

Immunization Schedules

Following are the recommended immunization schedules for adults and adolescents.  These schedules are approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (

Adult (over 18 years old) PDF

Adolescent (7-18 years old) PDF

Nursing & Health Science Division Immunization Requirements

For individual program requirements go to Nursing & Health Science.

Please consult your clinician regarding these vaccines.  Some of the vaccines are available at Student Health Services (208) 792-2251 and at North Central District Health Department (208) 799-3100.