18A:61D-7 Meningococcal vaccinations, dissemination of information about meningitis to college students.
2.Beginning with the 2000-2001 school year, each four-year public or private institution of higher education in this State, in a manner prescribed by regulation of the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services and consistent with the purposes of section 1 of P.L.2000, c.25 (C.26:2X-1), shall:
a.provide information about meningitis, as well as the meningococcal vaccination requirement established pursuant to section 2 of P.L.2003, c.284 (C.18A:62-15.1), to all prospective students prior to their matriculation, and include with that information notice of the availability and benefits of a meningococcal vaccination; and
b.develop procedures for facilitating, receiving and recording student responses to the information provided pursuant to subsection a. of this section, including: compliance with the vaccination requirement established pursuant to section 2 of P.L.2003, c.284 (C.18A:62-15.1); and the decision of any student who is exempted from that requirement to receive the vaccination.
L.2000,c.25,s.2; amended 2003,c.284,s.1.
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