Student Health Clinic

Immunizations

The following immunizations are recommended for students attending Hawkeye Community College.

Vaccine Major Indications
MMR
Measles, Mumps, Rubella
All college students born after 1956 without history of disease are recommended to have two doses of MMR vaccine.
Varicella
Chicken Pox
All college students without history of disease are recommended to have two doses of varicella vaccine.
Tdap
Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (whooping cough)
All college students are recommended to have a Tdap vaccine regardless of interval since last tetanus.
Hepatitis B All college students are recommended to have the Hepatitis B series which consists of 3 immunizations over the course of 6 months.
Meningitis
(A,C,Y,W-135)
All college students living in dormitories/residence halls or close quarters are recommended to have the meningitis vaccine.
Influenza
Flu shot
All college students are recommended to get the flu shot annually.
HPV
Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
All female college students up to 26 years old are recommended to get the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine to prevent cervical cancer.

Additional information on recommended immunizations

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