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North Carolina Immunization Branch

The N.C. Immunization Branch promotes public health through the identification and elimination of vaccine-preventable diseases like polio, hepatitis B, measles, chickenpox, whooping cough, rubella (German measles), and mumps. In 2001, the Branch incorporated an adult education component into the program to raise awareness of the agelessness of immunizations.

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  • National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 22-29. Keep the CDC’s childhood immunization schedule at your fingertips. Find the latest schedules at
    Do you need materials in Spanish for your patients?  CDC has information about each vaccine-preventable disease.
  • CDC Health Care Professional Childhood Schedule Website Update: The CDC update impacts footnote language of birth-dose monovalent HepB vaccines for newborns. View here (March, 16, 2017)
  • State Immunization Conference: Save the date: Wednesday, July 19 - Friday, July 21 2017 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center, Greensboro. This year’s conference fee is $110 per participant.
  • Flu: FluLaval is now approved for use in persons aged 6 months and older. For more guidance on this recommendation please click here. (January 12, 2017)
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