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THE AMERICAN STRING QUARTET

Monday, September 22, 7:00 p.m., Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall; free and open to the public

Recommended Immunizations

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  • Meningococcal Tetravalent (A, C, Y, W-135)—this vaccination is administered on campus at selected times during the fall semester.
  • Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV)—for females ages 13–26 years old
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine: Given as a series of 2 doses
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine: Given as a series of 3 age-appropriate doses (given at 0, 1–2 mo., and 6–12 mo.) at any age. Adolescents age 11–15 years can be given 2 adult doses (given at 0, and 4–6 mo.)
  • Influenza: Given annually, this vaccination is available on campus for a nominal fee during the fall semester.
  • Varicella: Two doses of varicella-containing vaccine at least 12 weeks apart if vaccinated between 1 and 12 years of age and at least 4 weeks apart if vaccinated at age 13 years or older. All college students without other evidence of immunity (e.g. born in the U.S. before 1980, a history of disease, two prior doses of varicella vaccine, or a positive antibody) should receive this vaccination.
  • In addition to the above, the Centers for Disease Control recommend that all individuals, particularly those in high-risk age groups or categories, be vaccinated for prevention of the H1N1 virus.  The immunization is available through the Montgomery Health Department at no cost.