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Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Compliance

3 Ways to comply with the bacterial meningitis vaccination requirement:

1) Submit proof of Vaccination.

Vaccination documents must include the month/day/year and specific type of vaccination administered.  The date of bacterial meningitis vaccination must be at least 10 days prior to attending classes.  Accepted vaccination documents must be one of the following:

  • A document bearing the signature or stamp of the physician, a designee, or the public health personnel who administered the immunization.
  • An official immunization record generated by a state or local health authority.
  • An official immunization record from another school, including those from another state.

Vaccination documentation must be uploaded, faxed or mailed to Magnus SMR (Student Medical Records):

    1. From your Magnus SMR account inside myLoneStar, download and print the affidavit form.
    2. Have your physician complete and sign the form or provide you with an official immunization record:
      • Must include official physician signature or stamp.
      • Physician must indicate month/day/year vaccination administered.
      • Physician must indicate specific vaccine administered (either MenACWY or MPSV4).
    3. Make a copy of the form for your records.
    4. Upload, fax or mail the exemption affidavit using instructions posted in your Magnus SMR account.  Must include the student cover sheet which includes your individual student account codes. 

    Note: CVS Pharmacies are a preferred provider and will upload your vaccination record directly to Magnus SMR IF you have already established your account and you receive your vaccination through CVS.  For information about vaccination providers.

    2) Submit proof of Medical Exemption.

    Medical Exemption documentation should be an affidavit or a certificate signed by a physician, registered and licensed to practice medicine in the United States. The affidavit must state the physician's opinion that the vaccination would be injurious to the health and well-being of the student. 

    Medical Exemption documentation must be uploaded, faxed or mailed to Magnus SMR:

    1. From your Magnus SMR account inside myLoneStar, download and print the affidavit form.
    2. Have your physician complete and sign the affidavit.
    3. Make a copy of the form for your records.
    4. Upload, fax or mail the exemption affidavit using instructions posted in your Magnus SMR account.  Must include the student cover sheet which includes your individual student account codes. 

    3) Submit proof of Conscientious Objection.

    To submit an exemption from immunizations for reasons of conscience must:

    1. Print and sign the Texas Department of State Health Service Exemption from Meningococcal Vaccination Requirements for Reasons of Conscience form.
    2. Submit the original signed form to a campus Admissions/Advising office.