• Immunization & Screening Requirements

  • Minimum Required Immunizations, Lab Work & Drug Screenings

    After admission to any EMS Program (EMT, AEMT, Paramedic, or IV), each student is required to show completion of the requirements listed below.  Documentation must be provided to assure that the student is in compliance with Centura Health Polices.  Students are responsible for any and all cost related to the health requirements.

    Required Immunizations (Documentation must be submitted by given deadlines)

    1. MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) 
      Note:    Individual born prior to 1957 may not have been vaccinated.  
      Individuals born since 1957 will need documentation of 2 measles vaccinations since 1967.
    2. Varicella (Chickenpox).
    3. Tuberculosis Testing (PPD current within the past year OR Quantiferon TB blood test), if you have tested positive for TB, you will need proof of successful follow up treatment.
    4. Hepatitis B Vaccine (3 shot series - must have received at least 1st shot).
    5. Seasonal flu vaccination (required November 1st  – March 31st ).
    6. DOT Drug Screen/eScreen with synthetics – PREFERABLY COMPLETED AT A CENTURA CENTER FOR OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE (CCOM).
    7. Blood titers can be utilized for proof of immunity for MMR, Hep B, & Varicella.

    The lab work & immunizations may be completed by your Physician or Health Care provider of your choice. You may also have these completed at the Centura Centers for Occupational Medicine (locations listed below).

    All Drug screening PREFERABLY COMPLETED AT A CCOM facility.

    CCOM at Audubon
    3030 N. Circle, Ste. 210
    Colorado Springs, CO  80909
    719-776-4800

    CCOM Sisters Grove Pavilion
    6011 E. Woodmen Rd, Ste 100
    Colorado Springs, CO  80920
    719-571-8888

    CCOM Cripple Creek
    1101 Teller County Rd 1
    Cripple Creek, CO 80813
    719-776-4300
    719-689-6303 fax

    CCOM Pueblo
    4112  Outlook Blvd
    Pueblo, CO 81008
    719-562-6300

    CCOM Durango 
    1010 Three Springs Blvd.
    Durango, CO 81301-5089
    970-764-3850
    970-764-3858 fax
    Moving to a new location May 2014:
    270 East 8th Ave
    Durango, CO 81301

    CCOM Cañon City
    3245 E Highway 50
    Cañon City, CO 81212
    Phone 719-285-2800

    St. Anthony North - CCOM
    8510 Bryant Street Suite 360
    Westminster, Co. 80031
    (303)650-7973 phone
    (303)650-7975 fax

    CCOM Frisco
    18 School Rd # 479
    Frisco, CO 80443
    970-668-2510
    970-668-2511 fax

    CCOM Breckenridge
    **Ski Season Only**
    555 S. Plaza Park II
    Breckenridge, CO 80424
    970-547-9339
    970-453-5407 fax

    CCOM Littleton
    20 W Dry Creek Circle
    Littleton, CO 80122
    303-269-2900
    303-269-2901 fax

    The following immunizations &/or lab work, and drug screening must be completed AFTER ADMISSION to your EMS Education Program, and documentation must be provided PRIOR to signing up for ANY CLINICAL ROTATIONS.

    Approximate Costs (if provided through CCOM):

    MMR: $85
    Varicella: $60
    PPD: $35 
    QuantiFeron TB: $35 (recommended – includes PPD & lab draw fee)
    Hepatitis B series (1st shot of 3 must be given prior to clinicals - or Titer, if series completed): $80/shot ($240 total)
    Seasonal Flu shot (if applicable): $32
    Drug Screen: DOT Drug Screen/eScreen with synthetics: $42.50


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