Starting on June 22nd, Student Health Services will be offering COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna and Pfizer) on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  Students will no longer receive vaccinations at the Northlake location.   

Please access your Student Health Portal to make an appointment.

 

For further information and other related FAQs please visit the Emory Forward Vaccine website.

https://www.emoryhealthcare.org/covid/covid-vaccines-faq.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html 

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs


To ensure documentation and appropriate tracking for compliance, please upload your documents as directed below.

For those students who received their COVID-19 vaccine at the Northlake location on or after March 22, 2021, you do not need to do anything further.

For students who received their COVID-19 vaccine prior to March 22, 2021 (this would include Healthcare students) or have received a vaccine outside of Emory Healthcare and/or the student vaccine platform, please access your Student Patient PortalAt the top of the home page, click the COVID-19 Vaccination link. Enter the date of your specific COVID-19 vaccine, then scroll down to the bottom of the page to upload your documentation and click SUBMIT.

For Oxford students, please access your Oxford College Patient Portal. From the top navigation bar, click “Document Upload.”  Browse to select your documentation and hit “Save”. For graduating Oxford students, please upload your COVID-19 vaccine documentation into the Atlanta Student Patient Portal

Students who completed or partially completed a COVID-19 vaccine series with a vaccine that is not authorized by FDA or not authorized for emergency use by WHO will be offered an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine series.  The minimum interval between the last dose of a non-FDA authorized vaccine and an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine is 28 days.

Yes, Emory is committed to providing access to COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty, and staff members. Specific to the fall semester, the Student Health Services webpage will be updated in the future with fall vaccine distribution details. This information also will be shared directly with all students.

Starting on June 22nd, we will be offering COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna and Pfizer) in Emory Student Health Services on a limited basis (Tuesday and Thursday mornings).  Students will no longer receive vaccinations at the Northlake location.   

Please access your Student Patient Portal to make an appointment. 

If you have any questions related to the vaccine or scheduling, please send a message to the COVID vaccine and travel nurse in the Student Patient Portal.  

Vaccine availability is subject to change based on supply at the state and federal levels. Please note, however, vaccines are equally effective and have been through the same rigorous safety protocols. We courage you to get vaccinated through Emory Healthcare or elsewhere based on availability. If you have the opportunity to receive a vaccine outside of Emory Healthcare, we encourage you to do so. If you receive your vaccine outside of Emory Healthcare, please upload your documentation into the Student Patient Portal to ensure compliance (see other questions for directions on uploading).

As of 6/3/2021, the following vaccines have been approved by the World Health Organization and the FDA. 

AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD

Pfizer

Moderna

Janssen/Johnson and Johnson

Sinopharm Vero Cell BIBP

Sinovac-CoronaVac

Students who are fully remote and not accessing campus do not need to submit documentation of vaccines. However, you MUST inform Student Health Services so we can note this status in our system.  Please send a message to ‘Immunization Compliance’ through Your Patient Portal or email Immunizations-shs@emory.edu.

No, you will not need to undergo routine screening testing if you are fully vaccinated. Those who are not fully vaccinated for whatever reason will need to engage in weekly screening for the fall semester. 

Please check your immunization compliance status (on the left side of the home page listed last) on the Student Patient Portal 3-5 business days after you have uploaded your documents. If you have any questions or concerns send a message in the portal to “Immunization Compliance” or send an email to immunizations-shs@emory.edu.

If you have a medical contraindication to the COVID-19 vaccine (allergic reaction to components of the vaccine), please submit a letter of explanation which is signed/dated by both you and your healthcare provider using Your Patient Portal to upload. For information about sending us your documents/information, click here.

For those you have a strong personal objection to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, access the declination form within the Student Patient Portal (scroll down to the bottom of the screen of immunization entry dates and form upload information to access the Immunization Declination Form), fill it out and upload to the portal.

At this time, we are providing the Pfizer vaccine on Tuesday and the Moderna vaccine on Thursday. This will be subject to change and will be updated for Fall return.

At this, all people are required to wear a mask inside regardless of their vaccination status. All people are not required to wear a mask when outside. However, it is recommended that those who have not been vaccinated continue to wear a mask and physically distance. Please follow the CDC guidelines and Emory Forward as recommendations continue to change.

No, you will not have to quarantine starting two weeks after the last vaccine dose. More information is available on the CDC’s website.

Yes, Emory is committed to providing access to COVID-19 vaccination for all students upon return for fall semester.  Starting June 22, 2021, students will be able to access the COVID-19 vaccine at Student Health Services.  Students are able to sign up for an appointment via the Student Patient Portal.   

We will continue to update our website with further specifics regarding fall arrival and vaccine access.  

Emory will continue to consider other health and safety measures that may be applied in the future. At this time, a decision has not been made on if a flu vaccination will also be required during 2021-2022.

Thorough scientific studies have shown the vaccines are safe and highly effective at protecting against COVID-19. Emory policy allows for students with a medical contraindication or strong personal objection to seek an exemption to the vaccine requirement.

Students who completed a COVID-19 vaccination series with a vaccine that has been authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO) or an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine will comply with Emory’s immunization requirement.

As of 6/3/2021, the following vaccines have been approved by the World Health Organization and the FDA. 

  • AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD
  • Pfizer
  • Moderna
  • Janssen/Johnson and Johnson
  • Sinopharm Vero Cell BIBP
  • Sinovac-CoronaVac

Students who completed or partially completed a COVID-19 vaccine series with a vaccine that is not authorized by FDA or not authorized for emergency use by WHO will be offered an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine series. The minimum interval between the last dose of a non-FDA authorized vaccine and an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine is 28 days.

For urgent medical concerns and symptoms (after hours or during the weekend for both campuses), call 404-727-7551 and press “0” for further assessment and instructions. Go to the ER or call 911 for severe symptoms of shortness of breath, high fever, facial or mouth swelling, chest pain, dizziness, or confusion.  

For the Atlanta Campus: For any medically related non-urgent questions concerning vaccine administration or side effects, access our immunization nurse via the patient portal and message the “COVID-19 Vaccine Nurse”. 

For the Oxford Campus: During business hours, call Oxford Student Health at 770-784-8376.

For urgent medical concerns and symptoms (after hours or during the weekend for both campuses), call 404-727-7551 and press “0” for further assessment and instructions. Go to the ER or call 911 for severe symptoms of shortness of breath, high fever, facial or mouth swelling, chest pain, dizziness, or confusion.  

For the Atlanta Campus: For any medically related non-urgent questions concerning vaccine administration or side effects, access our immunization nurse via the patient portal and message the “COVID-19 Vaccine Nurse”. 

For the Oxford Campus: During business hours, call Oxford Student Health at 770-784-8376.

If you have any questions concerning the COVID-19 vaccine or associated scheduling, please send a message to the COVID vaccine nurse in the Student Patient Portal.  

Student Health Services

Emory University Student Health Services (EUSHS) provides outpatient care for enrolled Emory students with a valid Emory ID card. International student's spouses, Domestic Partners and unmarried children over 18 years of age are also eligible for primary medical care if they are currently enrolled in the Emory/Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan.

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