New York State Immunization Law

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Effective January 1, 2017, NYS Public Health Law 2167 requires all colleges/universities to distribute information about meningococcal disease and vaccination. 

According to this law, each new student is required to:

  • Provide proof of at least 1 dose of meningococcal ACWY vaccine or a complete 2- or 3-dose series of MenB within the last 5 years OR
  • Sign a waiver form refusing meningococcal vaccine