Healthcare workers born during or since 1966 are strongly recommended to have received 2 doses of measles-containing vaccine
Healthcare workers are strongly recommended to have received 2 doses of measles- containing vaccine. Measles can be transmitted in healthcare settings and infect staff and patients.4-7
Healthcare workers do not need to receive measles-containing vaccine if they have either:
- documented evidence of 2 doses of measles-containing vaccine given at least 4 weeks apart and with both doses given at ≥12 months of age, or
- serological evidence of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella
See Serological testing for immunity to measles, and Recommended vaccines for people at increased risk of certain occupationally acquired vaccine-preventable diseases in Vaccinations for people at occupational risk.