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Vaccine and Travel Medication List

Health Services offers the vaccines listed below. Students will be informed beforehand of charges for vaccinations and medications that are recommended.

  • Hepatitis A (Havrix): 2 shot series; Takes a minimum of 6-months to complete
  • Hepatitis B (Engerix B): 3 shot series; Takes a minimum of 6-months to complete.
  • Varivax (Chickenpox): 2 shot series; 1 now & 1 in 4-6 weeks
  • Typhoid Injectable (Typhoid Vi)
  • Typhoid Oral (Vivotif)
  • Meningococcal Vaccine (Menactra)
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella)
  • Tetanus Diphtheria (Td)
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussin (Tdap)
  • TB Skin Test (TST): (tests given Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays)
  • HPV (Gardasil): 3 shot series

Anti-malarials (Oral)
  • Aralen 500 mgm (Chloroquine): A minimum of 6 tablets
    (1 tab 7 days before arrival in country, 1 tab weekly during travel, and 1 tab weekly for 4 weeks after returning home)
  • Malarone
    (1 tab daily 2 days before arrival in country, continue taking 1 tab daily during travel, and 1 tab daily for 7 days after returning home)
  • Doxycycline
    (1 tab daily 2 days before arrival in country, continue taking 1 tab daily during travel, and 1 tab daily for 28 days after returning home)
  • Lariam (Mefloquine)
    (No longer offered at Student Health Pharmacy due to the potential for severe side effects)

 

To request a copy of your medical records and/or immunizations:

Mail a written request and a completed Release of Information Form to:

MS Shook Health Services
ATTN: Medical Records
PO Box 32070
Boone, NC 28608-2070

Include the following items in your written request:

  1. Full name at the time you were a student
  2. Student ID number (banner ID)
  3. Date of birth
  4. Date of last semester attending Appalachian State University.
  5. Check made out to MS Shook Health Services in the amount of $5.00
    (no charge for immunization records only)
  6. Written signature
  7. Address you wish to have the information mailed to
  8. Please include current contact number

 

Page content reviewed: 08/06/2018 fwg