Frequently Asked Questions
Health Clearance Questions
You can meet the TB health clearance requirements by providing documents that show you have no risk of TB or are clear from tuberculosis. The following documents are accepted.
TB risk assessment done using the State of Hawaii Risk Assessment Questionnaire
TB skin test and chest x-ray done in the US
QuantiFERON (TB blood test) performed in the US and outside of the US
Your primary care physician, who must be a US licensed healthcare practitioner (M.D., D.O., A.P.R.N., or P.A.) Hawaii State Department of Health – Contact Campus Health Services for a location nearest you.
Immunization requirements include proof of immunity from Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR), Chickenpox (Varicella) and Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis (Tdap).
Submit documents that show you had two doses of MMR. Your first dose must have been given on or after your first birthday and the second dose must have been given at least 4 weeks after the first dose.
MMR requirements may be waived if you were born before 1957.
Submit documents that show you had two doses of Varicella. Your first dose must have been given on or after your first birthday and the second dose must have been given at least 4 weeks after the first dose. Varicella requirements may be waived if you were born in the US before 1980.
Submit documents that show you had one dose of Tdap on or after age 10.
No, although positive titers for Measles and for Rubella are accepted, the Hawaii DOH does not accept the Mumps titers. Therefore, documentation of 2 MMRs are required.
Your primary care provider, Kaiser, Military clinic.
Any clinic, pharmacy, or urgent care that provides immunizations.