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SIS Reports Documentary proof shall be provided of adequate age appropriate immunization with the prescribed number of doses of vaccine indicated below for attendance at a public or private elementary, middle or secondary school, child care center, nursery school, family day care home or developmental center.
Vaccines must be administered in accordance with the harmonized schedule of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American Academy of Family Physicians and must be administered within spacing and age requirements available HERE.
Children vaccinated in accordance with either the current harmonized schedule or the harmonized catch-up schedules including meeting all minimum age and interval requirements are considered to be appropriately immunized for school attendance.
Adult Td is required for children 7 years of age and older who do not meet the minimum requirements for tetanus and diphtheria.
Effective July 1,a booster dose of Tdap vaccine is required for all children entering the 6th grade. A primary series consists of either 2 or 3 doses depending on the manufacturer.
Unvaccinated children between the ages of 15 and 60 months are only required to have one dose of vaccine. Hepatitis B Vaccine - A complete series of 3 doses of hepatitis B vaccine is required for all children.
If the 2-dose schedule is used for adolescents years of age it must be clearly documented on the school form. The first dose shall be administered before the child enters the 6th grade. Most children receive 2 doses of each because the vaccine usually administered is the combination vaccine MMR.
First dose must be administered at age 12 months or older. Second dose of vaccine must be administered prior to entering kindergarten but can be administered at any time after the minimum interval between dose 1 and dose 2.
One to four doses, dependent on age at first dose, of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine are required. Polio Vaccine - A minimum of 4 doses of polio vaccine. One dose must be administered on or after the fourth birthday. See supplemental guidance document for additional information. Varicella Chickenpox Vaccine - All children born on and after January 1,shall be required to have one dose of chickenpox vaccine administered at age 12 months or older.
Effective March 3,a second dose must be administered prior to entering kindergarten but can be administered at any time after the minimum interval between dose 1 and dose 2.
For further information, please call the Division of Immunization:N.C. Rules and Laws. General Statute. North Carolina immunization rules are part of North Carolina’s General Statutes.. Chapter A is the public health statue.
Article 6, Part 2, sections through of the public health statue refers to immunizations. School immunization requirements exist to protect students and members of their community from serious vaccine-preventable diseases by ensuring high vaccination rates.
Vaccines are one of the great public health advances of the 20 th century, and prevent hundreds of thousands of illnesses in the US. Gage Elementary District-Wide Spanish Immersion Program; Friedell District-Wide Middle School; Lincoln K-8 District-Wide School ; Longfellow District-Wide Elementary School.
State Vaccination Exemptions for Children Entering Public Schools. "School Vaccination Requirements, Exemptions and Web Links," timberdesignmag.com, July 21, National Conference of State Legislators State Vaccination Exemptions for Children Entering Public Schools.
6. Flu Vaccination Information Required on Public School Websites In , the Texas Legislature passed House Bill No. , also known as the Emily Lastinger Act, which requires all public school districts to post immunization information prominently on the school district's website, if .
Task Force recommends vaccination requirements for child care, school, and college attendance to increase vaccination rates. Read effectiveness, economic evidence. Vaccination requirements are laws or policies that require anyone attending child care, school, or college to be vaccinated or provide other documentation of immunity.