TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER k: COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND IMMUNIZATIONS
PART 694 COLLEGE IMMUNIZATION CODE
SECTION 694.100 PROOF OF IMMUNITY


 

Section 694.100  Proof of Immunity

 

a)         Beginning with the Fall term 2016-2017, students who enroll at a post-secondary educational institution shall present to the designated recordkeeping office proof of immunity evidencing the following immunizations:  

 

1)         Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis

 

A)        Students shall provide dates of any combination of three or more doses of Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis containing vaccine.  One dose must be Tdap vaccine.  The last dose of vaccine (DTP, DTaP, DT, Td, or Tdap) must have been received within 10 years prior to the term of current enrollment.

 

B)        The minimum time interval between the first and second dose must have been at least four weeks (28 days), with the third dose having been received at least six months after the second or last dose of the basic series.

 

C)        Receipt of Tetanus Toxoid (T.T.) vaccine is not acceptable in fulfilling this requirement.

 

2)         Measles

 

A)        Students shall provide documentation of receipt of two doses of live measles virus vaccine on or after the first birthday. The minimum time interval between each dose must have been at least four weeks (28 days). If either dose was received prior to 1968, proof must be provided that a live virus vaccine, without gamma globulin, was administered.

 

B)        Students who cannot provide proof of immunization may provide laboratory (serologic) evidence of measles immunity.

 

3)         Rubella

 

A)        Students shall provide documentation of receipt of two doses of live rubella virus vaccine on or after the first birthday.  The minimum time interval between each dose must have been at least four weeks (28 days).

 

B)        Students who cannot provide proof of immunization may provide laboratory (serologic) evidence of rubella immunity.

 

4)         Mumps

 

A)        Students shall provide documentation of receipt of two doses of live mumps virus vaccine on or after the first birthday.  The minimum time interval between each dose must have been at least four weeks (28 days).

 

B)        Students who cannot provide proof of immunization may provide laboratory (serologic) evidence of mumps immunity.

 

5)         Meningococcal vaccine.  Beginning Fall term 2016-2017, all new admissions under the age of 22 shall show proof of having at least one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine on or after 16 years of age.

 

b)         For measles, mumps and rubella vaccines only, in lieu of proof of immunity as defined in this Part, evidence of birth on or before January 1, 1957, such as a birth certificate, drivers license, or personal identification card issued by the Secretary of State.

 

c)         Additional immunization entries made in a student health record by a post-secondary educational institution shall be based upon a certificate of immunity which complies with the requirements of this Part.

 

d)         A student who enrolls at a post-secondary educational institution without providing proof of immunity shall be precluded from enrolling at that institution in a subsequent term unless the student provides proof of immunity acceptable to the designated recordkeeping office or is granted a medical or religious exemption by the institution.

 

e)         Students shall provide proof of immunity each time they transfer to another post-secondary educational institution.

 

(Source:  Amended at 40 Ill. Reg. 10715, effective July 21, 2016)