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Gallaudet University follows the District of Columbia Immunization Law 38-502 and requires immunizations on all students under 26 years of age.

  • Polio Vaccine (required if you are under the age of 18)
  • 3 Hepatitis B vaccines or documentation of completed series by a healthcare provider
  • 2 MMR vaccines (measles, mumps, rubella) 30 days apart
  • 2 Varicella vaccines (chickenpox) 30 days apart or proof from a healthcare provider of having the disease
  • 1 Tetanus Diphtheria Pertussis Vaccine (Tdap) every 10 years
  • 1 Meningitis dose after 16th birthday
  • Flu (influenza) – recommended
  • COVID-19 Vaccine

Students that are 26 years of age and older are not required to submit proof of immunization status. However, they are required to submit Pages 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Health History Form to Student Health Services.

Health-Related Resources

These links can help you in learning more about various health topics. Please note that this list is not comprehensive of all resources, nor does the Health and Wellness Programs endorse organizations. For any suggestions, questions, or comments on these resources, please reach out to...

Student Health Services

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Contact Us

Student Health Services

Peter J. Fine Health Center 314

(202) 921-6208

(202) 651-5090

(202) 651-5743

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