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Immunizations Against Disease During an Outbreak/Epidemic


Policy Number: 4.8.1
Effective Date: February 28, 2023
Revision History: May 26, 2016
Policy Contact(s): Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

I. Purpose and Policy Statement

During an epidemic or a threatened epidemic of any disease preventable by immunization on the Georgia Gwinnett College campus, and when an emergency has been declared by appropriate health authorities of this state, the President of Georgia Gwinnett College is authorized, in conjunction with the Chancellor of the University System of Georgia and appropriate health authorities, to promulgate rules and regulations specifying those diseases against which immunizations may be required.

Any individual who cannot show proof of immunity or adequate immunization and refuses to be immunized shall be excluded from Georgia Gwinnett College and any institution or facility of the University System of Georgia until such time as he/she presents valid evidence that he/she is immunized against the disease or the epidemic/threat no longer constitutes a significant public health danger.

II. Scope

This policy applies to all GGC faculty, staff, and students.

III. Related Regulations, Statutes, Policies, and Procedures

BOR Policy Manual 4.8.1 Immunizations Against Disease During an Outbreak or Epidemic