Redfern Health Center, Room 34
Clemson, SC 29634-4054
If you are unable to obtain a verified immunization history, all required immunizations are available to you at Redfern Health Center. Students not in compliance with immunization requirements will not be allowed to complete registration for the next semester and may be subject to a late fee.
Exception: If you are enrolled in only online courses, you do not need to comply with medical clearance requirements. However, if you receive notices of non-compliance, contact Sharon Harris, Health Information Manager at 864-656-2590 or e-mail email@example.com.
Required vaccines, effective January 1, 2012:
Any student who has resided within the last 5 years in a country that has been identified as "high risk" for tuberculosis is required to be screened upon arrival to Clemson. Residents from the following countries are exempt and do not require screening: Canada, Jamaica, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Saint Lucia, USA, Virgin Islands, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, San Marino, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, American Samoa, Australia, New Zealand, Austria.
IGRA screenings must be performed in the U.S. and are valid for one year.
TB screenings performed outside of the U.S. will not be accepted.
Students with a prior positive tuberculin screening must bring a copy of a chest X-ray report (translated in English), within the last three months. Students who are receiving treatment for tuberculosis should bring copies of all treatment records, including medical notes, laboratory reports and X-rays.
For more information on the above vaccines, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. The majority of the recommended vaccines are available at Redfern. For further information, contact Sharon Harris, Health Information Manager at 864-656-2590 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If completion of medical clearance requirements is contraindicated for medical reasons, approval of the healthcare provider is required in Section D of the Immunization Form along with documentation of the need for the exemption.
If a religious exemption is requested, contact Ashley Martinez, Health Information Analyst at 864-656-4999 to complete the religious exemption form.