IMPORTANT HEALTH INFORMATIONImmunizations/Vaccines:
In compliance with North Carolina law (General Statute 130A-152-157), parents/guardian shall ensure a child has received the required immunizations at the age required by law on or before the first day a student enters school. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to provide the immunization record no later that 30 days after the child enters school.ALL students are required to have:Dtaps - 4 or 5 but last one must be on or after 4th birthdayMMR - 2 and 1st one must be on or after 1st birthdayHepB - 3 and last one must be on or after 24 weeks of ageVaricella - 1 on or after 1st birthday if born after 04/01/01HIB - not required after age 5Kindergarteners-1st Grade (students who began school on or after 07/01/15):Polios - 3 (if at least 6 months between 2nd and 3rd dose) or 4 but last one must be on or after 4th birthdayVaricella - must have a 2nd varicella at least 28 days after the 1st one2nd-12th Grades:Polios - 3 if last one is on or after 4th birthday or 4 total7th-12th Grades:Tdap - 1 booster or at age 12 whichever comes firstMeningitis - one dose is required for individuals entering the 7th grade or by 12 years of age, whichever comes first, on or after July 1, 2015.*An individual born before January 1, 2003 shall not be required to receive a meningococcal conjugate vaccine. You do not need to worry about 2nd booster until 2020.
Physical Exam/Health Assessments:Garrett's Law:Senate Bill 260, previously referred to as "Garrett's Law", requires each school system to provide parents and guardians with information about meningococcal meningitis, influenza diseases, HPV and their vaccines. See the information below:
Last Modified on January 30, 2018