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Medical History Questionnaire FAQs
There is additional policy requiring a medical surveillance program.
1. The MHQ is required if you are working with research animals, animal tissues, need access to the vivarium (animal housing) or are in contact with quarantine animals or insects per the ARC policy.
2. There are further requirements for a medical surveillance program from the accrediting non-profit group American Association for the Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC International), which UCLA has proudly been accredited by.
3. UCLA Policy 990: Use of Animals in Research, Teaching, and Testing, states that the Guide is required to be followed along with federal, state and local acts and regulations.
You can also view the status of your MHQ by logging back on to the MHQ site. Look under the “actions” column. If you have a “revision request” please go through your application correcting the information. It is important to go through the entire application for it to be resubmitted with the updated information.
While all immunizations are highly recommended there are some that are required to protect both human health and animal health. You can find this information here.
You can find the current declination forms here. Please upload the declination forms on the MHQ site in the section that asks for uploads of the specific vaccines and titers.
UCLA staff and facility are able to get vaccines for free from Occupational Health Services (OHS). UCLA students under UCSHIP are also able to receive vaccines free of charge from the Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center (Ashe). Students that are not enrolled in UCSHIP will need pay for vaccines out of pocket or from their medical insurance provider. Visiting researchers need to obtain their vaccines and titers from their home university or personal medical provider.
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