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Immunizations

ATSU/KCOM requires each student to have documented (1) completion of the required student immunization schedule or (2) State of Missouri allowable immunization exemption certificates on file with the Immunization Coordinator prior to matriculation. Please begin collecting these records from birth to present. 

The Immunization Coordinator will contact you at a later date regarding actual submission of your immunization records. If you have any questions, please contact the Immunization Coordinator by email or call 660.626.2513.

The following is the Immunization Policy, which should help you know what to obtain copies of or what you need to receive prior to sending in your records and completing them online. 

Prior to matriculation, student must provide immunization records for:

  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP) series
  • Hepatitis B series; if documentation cannot be produced, a titer is required
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR); if documentation cannot be produced, a titer is required
  • Meningococcal
  • Polio Virus series; if documentation cannot be produced, a titer is required
  • Tdap
  • Varicella series; if documentation cannot be produced or student contracted the chickenpox, a titer is required

Required immunizations while an active student at KCOM:

  • Tdap/Td Booster
  • Annual Tuberculosis Skin Test (TST); if positive, further evaluation is required via physical examination, chest x-ray, or cultures
  • Annual Influenza

Recommended immunizations:

  • Hepatitis A series
  • Pneumococcal

For more information, contact:
Jennifer Magruder
Department of Academic & Clinical Educational Affairs
800 W. Jefferson St.
Kirksville, MO 63501
tel: 660.626.2513
fax: 660.626.2059 
jmagruder@atsu.edu