Doing Our Part
In order for us to ensure the safety and health of our employees, patients and visitors, all students and employees must be fully vaccinated. This is one proven way to slow the spread of highly communicable, and potentially deadly viruses and diseases. Together, we can do our part to protect those around us.
Prior to your first day of employment, you must be vaccinated against COVID‑19. Additionally, a review of your immunizations and a health screening must be conducted by Student and Employee Health Services within 30 days of employment.
Prior to arrival on campus, you must be vaccinated against COVID‑19 and a review of your immunizations and a health screening must have been conducted by Student and Employee Health Services.
Non-employees are defined as non-UAMS workers, contractors, visiting students, visiting faculty, pharmaceutical representatives, traveling nurses, locum tenens physicians, custodians, and employees of businesses who work on a UAMS campus.
Prior to enrollment, you must be vaccinated against COVID‑19 and a review of your immunizations and a health screening must have been conducted by Student and Employee Health Services.
The following information is designed to provide you with details on specific vaccinations, and exemption requirements. This is a not a complete list. Additional required vaccinations include including MMR, Tdap, and Varicella.
A COVID-19 vaccine can protect you from getting COVID-19, prevent you from becoming seriously ill, hospitalized or dying due to COVID-19 and limit the spread of COVID-19.Learn More
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A vaccine can protect you from getting Hepatitis B, a vaccine-preventable liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV), which can lead to short and long term illness.Learn more