Injections and Immunizations

Call Nursing Services at 401-863-1330 or email [email protected] with general questions.

Requirements for Brown and the State of RI

  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccine, two doses; one on or after 12 months of age and the second dose at least one month after the first dose
  • Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertusssis) within the past 10 years
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine Series- (must have had at least one dose prior to starting classes, the remaining doses may be completed at Health Services) or a Hepatitis B Titer
  • Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine required if under 22 years of age
    (If given before 16 years of age, then a booster is required)
    Frequently Asked Questions about Meningococcal Disease
  • Varicella (chickenpox) - history of disease or two doses of the vaccine

Requirements for Alpert Medical School Students

Medical  students have additional immunization and screening requirements. The current requirements are listed on the Alpert Medical School Student Affairs Orientation page.

Flu Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recommended flu vaccination for everyone over 6 months of age. 

Student flu clinics in the fall of 2018 have been completed. You can still receive a flu shot at Health Services. Please call 401-863-1330 to schedule an appointment.

Faculty and Staff Flu Clinics will be held this fall. Check with the Benefits Office for more information. 

Contact our nursing department at 401-863-1330 if you have any questions.

Foreign Travel Immunizations

Health Services can provide some, but not all travel immunizations. Please see Foreign Travel Services for more information.

Immunizations

The following are available at Health Services:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • HPV
  • Meningococcal
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Pneumococcal
  • PPD
  • Polio
  • Rabies
  • Tdap
  • Tetanus/ Diphtheria
  • Typhoid
  • Twinrix (both Hepatitis A and B)
  • Varicella (chicken pox)

Allergy Injections

Our nursing staff is available to administer most allergy injections. We do not administer immunotherapy for bee, wasp or insect sting allergies; or administer injections formulated or ordered by a physician outside of the United States - in both of these cases we can provide you with a list of allergists in the community.

  • The allergy serum and written instructions must be provided by your physician. 
  • Allergy serum can be stored at Health Services
  • Injections are by appointment (Monday - Friday 8:30a.m. - 4p.m.)
  • Charge for the appointment is $15 and will be billed to your Bursar Account
  • When sending your allergy serum, please use FedEx or UPS Next Day (not USPS Express Mail)

    Brown University Health Services
    Attention: Nursing Services, 2nd floor
    13 Brown Street
    Providence, RI 02906