The Idaho State Board of Education requires that post-secondary institutions in Idaho provide current information on vaccine-preventable disease to each student at the time of admission or enrollment for classes. The Idaho Immunization Program has developed the following information to serve as a resource to Idaho’s post-secondary institutions and students attending these institutions.
Listed below are the main vaccination related items post-secondary institutions must share with students. The links listed after each item will connect you to the appropriate information.
A. Vaccine preventable disease symptoms and risks
Including those risks associated with group living arrangements for adolescents and adults.
- Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on all vaccines and preventable diseases.
- Information from the CDC on first-year college students living in residence halls and serogroup B meningococcal disease.
B. Current vaccination recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Vaccination schedule from CDC for students 7-18 years old:
- English Version: CDC vaccination schedule for 7-18 year olds in English
- Spanish Version: CDC vaccination schedule for 7-18 year olds in Spanish
Vaccination schedule from the CDC for students 19 years of age and older
- English Version: CDC vaccination schedule for 19+ year olds in English
Information from the CDC on what vaccines are recommended for adults by age, adults with health conditions, pregnant women, healthcare workers, international travelers, and immigrants and refugees: What vaccines are recommended for you.
C. Information regarding where the vaccinations can be received.
Information from the Idaho Immunization Program on where you may be able to get vaccinated. Where to get immunized.
D. The benefits and risks of vaccinations
Including specific information for those persons at higher risk for the disease.