School Health - Immunizations/NC Physical Assessment/Communicable Disease Info

School Health - Immunizations/NC Physical Assessment/Communicable Disease Info

Enrollment and Immunizations

  • North Carolina General Statutes require immunizations for every child enrolled in this state.
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  • No student may attend a school (pre K-12) without presenting a Certificate of Immunization (vaccine record).
  • The parent has 30 calendar days from the child’s first day of attendance to provide proof of the required immunizations.
  • Beginning with the 2016-17 school year, all students enrolling in a North Carolina public school for the first time, must have a physical assessment for enrollment. The form for the assessment: North Carolina Health Assessment Transmittal Form (pdf)
  • Students who enter the 7th grade after July 1 2015 must receive one dose of Tdap vaccine and one dose of Meningoccal vaccine for individuals who have not already received those vaccines.
  •  Immunization Requirements 
  • Immunization exemptions:   http://www.immunize.nc.gov/schools/ncexemptions.htm

Immunization Information

HPV Fact Sheet 

Influenza (Flu)Fact Sheet for Parents

Meningococcal Fact Sheet 

PDF iconShigella Fact Sheet (CDC) (pdf

North Carolina Department of Health:  ImmunizeNC    

2016-17 Health Assessment Information    

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