NC Immunization Requirements

Varicella vaccine – Two doses administered at least 28 days apart.

  1. One dose is required on or after 12 months of age and before 19 months.
  2. A second dose is required before entering school for the first time.
  3. Documentation of disease must be from a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant verifying history of varicella disease. Documentation must include the name of the individual with the history of disease, approximate date or age of infection and a healthcare provider’s signature.

Tdap vaccine-7th Grade students are now required to have a booster dose of Tdap vaccine

Meningococcal vaccine– one dose is required entering the 7th grade or by age 12, whichever comes first.

Compliance Deadline
Students will be given 30 days from the first day of enrollment to meet this requirement. Please schedule your child’s appointment today with your primary care provider.  You may also receive immunizations at the Cumberland County Department of Public Health. No appointment is required.

Printable Forms
NC Health Assessment Transmittal Form
2016-2017 NC Immunization Requirements
2016-2017 NC Immunization Requirements (SPANISH)