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Welcome to Carbon Health Services at Emmanuel College. The State of Massachusetts requires that students attending college in the Commonwealth submit the required vaccinations and provide proper documentation. The Immunization Requirement Form details which vaccines are required by the State of Massachusetts and those that are highly recommended by Emmanuel College. Please make sure that your documentation includes all the required vaccines listed or positive titers where applicable, as well as the completed TB Questionnaire. If you have not received all the required vaccines, you will need to obtain them prior to coming to campus. 

The deadline for submission is July 26th, 2024 for Fall enrollment. 

PLEASE FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW: 

  1. 1. Download Carbon Health App via https://carbonhealth.com/get-care/emmanuel. It is mandatory that you utilize your Emmanuel student email address to complete this! 
  1. 2. Once the App is downloaded, look at the bottom of the screen and click the “Messages” icon.  
  1.      a. In the messages icon you will see a canned message from “Prevention and Wellness” stating “Welcome to Carbon”. Open this message thread. 
  1.      b. Once this message thread is opened, press the plus sign at the bottom of the screen on the left-hand side. You will be prompted with options to “Take a photo”, “Choose PDF from library’, or “Choose photo from library”. 
  1.     c. Please select “Take a photo” and allow Carbon to have permissions to access your camera. 
  1.     d. Once the photo of your immunization requirement form (or equivalent) is uploaded, please press “Send” 

Important: Ensure that your photo is clear! This is necessary to ensure that we are accurately able to process your immunization records 

If you are under the age of 18, please have your parent/guardian sign the Medical Consent of a Minor Form: Consent for Medical Care of a Minor.pdf 

For any questions regarding the Immunization & Health Form, please contact Health Services directly at 617-264-7678 or via email at healthservices [at] emmanuel.edu (healthservices[at]emmanuel[dot]edu) 

Thank you in advance for your cooperation and best of luck in your studies.  

Sincerely,  

Your Carbon Health Team 


Download the Immunization & Health Form

The following immunizations are required by Massachusetts law for all full-time (9 or more credits) entering undergraduate students including transfer students.

  • Emmanuel no longer requires the COVID-19 vaccine for new students. The College still strongly recommends that students be vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive boosters when eligible.
  • Please note that a physical exam is not required unless you are an athlete. For more information, refer to paperwork from the athletic department.
  • 2 MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccines, the first given no earlier than one year after birth and the second at least 1 month after the first, or serology tests (titers) for measles, mumps and rubella that demonstrate immunity
  • 1 Tdap (tetanus, diptheria, pertussis) booster within the past 10 years.
  • Three hepatitis B vaccines or a hepatitis B serology test (titer) that demonstrates immunity.
  • Two varicella (chicken pox) vaccines or a history of varicella verified by your health care provider or a varicella titer that demonstrates immunity
  • A meningitis vaccine or a signed meningitis waiver. Please note that it is necessary to have either the vaccine or a signed waiver in order to receive your room key upon arrival. Signing the waiver as allowed by state regulation does not prevent you from receiving the vaccine at a later date, and in fact, we recommend that you do so.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health strongly suggests TB testing (PPD) for students who are at increased risk for exposure to tuberculosis. Please review the TB Risk Questionnaire. If you have answered "yes" to any of the questions please bring the form to your health care provider for review.