The State of Hawaii Department of Health (DOH), the Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 11-157 requires all students to meet health requirements before they attend any post-secondary institution in the State of Hawaii.  For more information, contact the State of Hawaii Tuberculosis Control Branch at 808-832-5731 and Immunization Branch at 808-586-8331.

Certificate of TB (Tuberculosis) Examination and Immunization documentation, Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chickenpox) effective Fall 2020, and Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis) effective Fall 2020, are required prior to registering for classes. The health clearances must be from a U.S. licensed Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), Advanced Practiced Registered Nurse (APRN), Physician Assistant( PA) , or clinic.

You can download this Health Clearance Form and take it to your physician for completion.

Students who have not yet submitted their health clearance will have a Health Clearance Waiver (HW) hold*. The HW hold will allow registration in online classes ONLY. Once all necessary health clearance information has been submitted to the Admissions and Records office, students will be able to register for any face-to-face or hybrid classes and participate in any on-campus activity.

*Visit MyUH Services and click “View My Holds” to view the HW or any other holds on your account.

TB (Tuberculosis) Clearance

Student provides to WCC Admissions and Records office at Hale Alaka`i a TB Clearance obtained within twelve months prior to the start date OR TB Clearance obtained on or after the age of sixteen.

Where can I get a TB test?

TB skin tests are provided free of charge at the Windward Health Center down the hill from Windward Community College from 1:30pm to 3:30pm every Tuesday. For more information, call 808-233-5450. Click here to see the center in Google Maps.

Immunization Requirements

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) requires two shots. Students born before 1957 are exempt from the MMR requirement.

Varicella (chickenpox) immunization is required effective Fall 2020 (Students born in U.S. before 1980 are exempt from the Varicella requirement ).

Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis) is required effective Fall 2020.

For Medical or Religious exemption, see Admissions and Records office for detail information and requirements.

If you need any additional information regarding health clearances, please call the Admissions and Records Office at 808-235-7432.