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10.06.05.00.htm 10.06.05.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 06 DISEASES Chapter 05 Meningococcal Vaccination Requirements for Students in Institutions of Higher Education Authority: Health-General Article, ยง18-102(b) Annotated Code of Maryland
10.06.05.01.htm 10.06.05.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to meningococcal vaccination of individuals enrolled in institutions of higher education who are living in on-campus student housing.
10.06.05.02.htm 10.06.05.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Enrolled" means having registered for a credit or noncredit course.. 2) "Institution of higher education" means a school of post-secondary education that generally limits enrollment to graduates of secondary schools and awards degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, or graduate level.3) "Meningococcal vaccination" means receipt of the vaccine protecting agai
10.06.05.03.htm 10.06.05.03. 03 Required Meningococcal Vaccination.. Except as provided in Regulation .05 of this chapter, an individual enrolled in an institution of higher education living in on-campus student housing shall:A. Obtain a meningococcal vaccination; and. B. Submit written documentation to the institution of higher education from a health care professional or clinic of receipt of a meningococcal vaccination.
10.06.05.04.htm 10.06.05.04. 04 Notification of Required Meningococcal Vaccination.. An institution of higher education shall:. A. Inform an individual or the parent or guardian of an individual younger than 18 years old of the requirement for meningococcal vaccination at the time the individual:1) Is accepted for admission to an institution of higher education; or. 2) Registers for classes, if the individual is not required to apply for admission before registering for courses;
10.06.05.05.htm 10.06.05.05. 05 Exemption from Meningococcal Vaccination Requirement.. A. An individual 18 years old or older is exempt from the meningococcal vaccination requirement set forth at Regulation .03 of this chapter if the individual presents to the institution of higher education a signed written waiver as set forth in Regulation .06A of this chapter stating that the individual has:1) Received and reviewed the information specified in Regulation .04C of this chapter; and.
10.06.05.06.htm 10.06.05.06. 06 Waiver Form.. A. A waiver form for an individual 18 years old or older shall:. 1) State that the individual:. a) Is 18 years old or older;. b) Has received and reviewed the information provided by the institution of higher education on the risk of meningococcal disease and the availability and effectiveness of meningococcal vaccine; andc) Chooses to waive the receipt of meningococcal vaccine; and. 2) Provide spaces for the:. a) Printed name of the individual;.
10.06.05.07.htm 10.06.05.07. 07 Payment for Meningococcal Vaccination.. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require an institution of higher education or a local public health agency to provide or pay for a meningococcal vaccination.
10.06.05.9999.htm 10.06.05.9999. Administrative History Effective date: November 12, 2001 (28:22 Md. R. 1937).
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