This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Advisory Committee
This committee leads the association and college health in addressing vaccine-preventable diseases.
Immunization Recommendations for College Students [pdf]
This document assists colleges and universities in the implementation of a comprehensive institutional prematriculation immunization policy. Includes sample forms.
Customizable Sample Forms for Institutional Use
Customizable sample immunizations record forms from the ACHA Guidelines: Immunization Recommendations for College Students:
Sample Immunizations Record Form [doc]
Sample Health Sciences Immunizations Record Form [doc]
ACHA Brochures for Young Adults
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Information on vaccines for adults from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines Policy Update: Booster Dose Recommendations
CDC Meningitis Information
CDC Meningococcal Vaccine Information Sheet
Meningitis Information from MedlinePlus
Meningococcal Vaccine Policies among Colleges and Universities—United States, 2017 [pdf]
Results of a 2017 CDC-ACHA collaborative survey on meningococcal vaccine policies on college campuses
MCV4: You're Not Done if You Give Just One [pdf]
ACHA joined other leading health organizations in signing the Immunization Action Coalition's "Dear Colleague" letter urging health care professionals to strongly recommend the booster dose of the meningococcal ACWY vaccine (MCV4) at age 16.
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Meningitis Information