College to Host Meningitis Vaccination Clinics

Lone Star College System is hosting several meningitis vaccination clinics at each campus this summer.

Texas law requires most incoming college students to be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis or provide an exemption request declining the vaccine.  Senate Bill 1107 amends current Texas law requiring proof of Bacterial Meningitis vaccination at least 10 days before attending classes.

For additional information including clinics at other Lone Star College System campuses, visit www.lonestar.edu/meningitis.

Students over age 18 will receive vaccinations for $115. Students age 18 and under that are uninsured or underinsured will receive vaccinations for $14 through Texas Vaccines for Children. Parent permission via signature is required for students under 18 and all students must bring a valid picture ID with them to the clinic. Travelvax Travel Health Clinic will provide students with the Magnus proof of vaccination forms as proof of vaccination as they leave the clinic. 

Texas law requires most incoming college students to be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis or provide an exemption request declining the vaccine.  Senate Bill 1107 amends current Texas law requiring proof of Bacterial Meningitis vaccination at least 10 days before attending classes. For additional information including clinics at other Lone Star College System campuses, visit www.lonestar.edu/meningitis.

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With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.