Vaccination Policy

Maranatha’s Vaccination Policy is dictated by the Watertown Health Department.

New Students

All new students are required to have the following immunizations (unless a waiver is signed as indicated below):
  • Tetanus series of at least 5 shots with the most recent being a Tdap within the last 5 years.
  • MMR- 2 shots.
  • Hepatitis B series- 3 shots.
  • Meningococcal.
  • Varicella (chicken pox)- 2shots unless known active disease in the past.

Vaccination Waiver

Vaccination waiver forms can be obtained by contacting or visiting the Student Health Center during business hours. A waiver is only permitted for the following reasons and this reason must be indicated on the waiver form:
  • Religious.
  • Personal Conviction.
  • Medical (known medical reason that the shot is contraindicated).