Immunizations

Immunization Requirements for Nursing Students

Below you will find a list of the immunizations students in the Buntain College of Nursing (BCON) are required to document. This list is taken from the CDC Healthcare Personnel Vaccination Recommendations, the Washington State Clinical Placements consortium, and contracts with our clinical Agencies.

All immunizations are required including the COVID-19 vaccine and the Influenza vaccine. Exemptions are not granted for the COVID-19 vaccine or any vaccine listed below.

In August of 2021 the Governor of Washington State mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all healthcare workers. Nursing students are considered healthcare workers in Washington State. Every clinical agency we partner with abides by the Washington State mandates. The College of Nursing does not have the authority to grant exemptions. 

The Governor of Washington State mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all healthcare workers. Nursing students are considered healthcare workers in Washington State and fall under that mandate. Every clinical agency we partner with abides by the Washington State mandates. The College of Nursing does not have the authority to grant exemptions.

CDC Fact Sheets