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Vaccinations and Other Medication Injections

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The Vaden Immunization and Injection Clinic provides routine immunizations and other injectable medications for eligible Stanford students. Students without Cardinal Care can obtain their routine vaccines from the Walgreens @ Vaden Pharmacy.  Any student with Kaiser insurance should contact Kaiser. 

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The following routine immunizations are available at Vaden. If you have Cardinal Care insurance, those that are preventive are covered with no added out-of-pocket cost. There is a charge for most other immunizations. Travel vaccines such as Japanese encephalitis, typhoid, and rabies are available in the Vaden Travel Clinic.

  • Diphtheria/tetanus
  • Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • HPV (human papillomavirus)
  • Influenza (seasonal)
  • Measles, mumps, and rubella
  • Meningococcal meningitis
  • Pneumococcal
  • Varicella (chicken pox)

Allergy Injections

Vaden does not currently offer immunotherapy/allergy injections. Immunotherapy/allergy shots can be provided by local/community allergists. If you need to connect with a local allergist, the Vaden Continuity of Care Nurses can assist you.  Please call 650.725.0984 to reach them. 

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Other Services Offered

• Tuberculosis testing
• Administration of injectable medication as ordered by a clinician
• Special drop-in influenza immunization clinics October–December
• Special immunization and screening clinics at the beginning of the academic year for new students completing their Entrance Medical Requirements