Is the Meningitis vaccine required?

Posted: August 5, 2014 at 11:36 am, Last Updated: June 21, 2017 at 11:48 am

According to Virginia State Law, students under the age of 21 must receive a dose of meningococcal vaccine at or after their 16th birthday, or sign a waiver indicating that they do not wish to be vaccinated against the disease and understand the risks.

Signing the waiver does not mean a student cannot be vaccinated in the future.