Immunization Requirements and Recommendations for University System of Georgia Students

Immunization requirements for MGA can be found at the following link:

https://www.mga.edu/admissions/docs/Immunization_Certificate.pdf

Selected immunizations are provided in the health clinic, please see clinic price listing for those that are offered.

For specific, or additional questions regarding immunization for the Unversity, please contact Admissions, or the Registrar office.

*Meningitis B vaccine, though not required, is strongly recommnded by the CDC. The health clinics do not provide this vaccine, but work with the local health departments to help students become vaccinated.

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/mening-serogroup.html

HEPATITIS B

While Middle Georgia State University does not require vaccination against Hepatitis B, students are strongly encouraged to be aware of the risk factors, symptoms, and preventative measures for the disease. College freshmen, especially those living in dormitories, are at a higher risk for Hepatitis and should be educated about the availability of a safe and effective vaccine which can decrease the risk. To find out more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control website and review the information presented on Hepatitis B or contact your personal physician or local Health Department.

MENINGITIS (MENINGOCCAL DISEASE)

While Middle Georgia State University does not require vaccination against meningitis (meningococcal disease), students are strongly encouraged to be aware of the risk factors, symptoms, and preventative measures for the disease. College freshmen, especially those living in dormitories, are at a higher risk for meningococcal disease and should be educated about the availability of a safe and effective vaccine which can decrease the risk. To find out more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control website or contact your personal physician or local Health Department.

Pandemic Flu Preparedness

  • North Central Health District Information
  • U.S. Government Avian and Pandemic Flu Information

Health Departments

  • Macon-Bibb County Health Department
    171 Emery Highway
    Macon, Georgia 31217
    PH: 478.745.0411
  • Bleckley County Health Department
  • 152 N. 8th StreetCochran, GA 31014PH: 478.934.6590
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  • Other Central Georgia Health Departments

*Note: For immunizations or physicals during hours the campus clinic is closed, please visit your doctor or your local health department.