Immunizations

Immunizations

We provide routine and travel immunizations to the UNH community. This service is available by appointment only.

A fee is charged for this service and varies based on which immunizations you obtain. Please check with your health insurance plan to see if they will cover this service.

Immunizations Offered at Health Services

  • Influenza
    This is a seasonal vaccination and should be updated yearly.
  • Hepatitis A
    This is a 2-shot series, given over a 6-month period. This is considered a lifetime vaccination.
  • Hepatitis B 
    This is a 3-shot series, given over a 6-month period. For most, this is a lifetime vaccination.
  • HPV
    This vaccination is for men and women. It is given as a 3-shot series, over a 6-month period. This is considered a lifetime vaccination.
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Meningococcal 
    This is considered effective for approximately 5 years, and might need to be updated for travel to endemic areas.
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
    2 MMRs are considered a lifetime vaccination. This is an immuzation required by UNH. 
  • Polio 
    This inactivated injecable Polio vaccination is considered a one-time adult booster for those who have received the Polio series as a child.
  • Pneumococcal 
  • Rabies
    This is a 3-shot series. For continued risk/exposure to potential rabies, titer levels should be checked approximately every 2 years to determine booster needs 
  • Shingles
    This vaccination is recommended for people 60 years old and older to prevent shingles. This is a one-time vaccination. There is no maximum age for getting the vaccine.
  • TD (Tetanus, Diptheria) or Tdap (Tetnus/Diptheria/Acellular Pertussis)
    Recommended to booster every 10 years.
  • Typhoid 
    This is available in either the oral or injectable vaccination. The oral vaccine is effective for 5 years and the injectable vaccine is effective for 2 years.
  • Varicella (chicken pox) 
    For those who did not have chicken pox as a child, this is a 2-shot series. It is considered a lifetime vaccination.
  • Yellow Fever 
    Needed for travel into countries of Yellow Fever transmission. This vaccine is effective for 10 years. 

Additional Information About Immunizations at UNH