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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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  • Schools:┬áThe Annual Immunization Report process is now open! The form is different from previous years, so please keep that in mind as you plan for the new school year. Please submit your immunization assessments for kindergarten and 7th grade students by November 1, 2016. (August 1, 2016)
  • Colleges and Universities:┬áThe Annual Immunization Report process is now open! The form is different from previous years, so please keep that in mind as you plan for the new school year. Please submit your immunization assessments for new graduate and undergraduate students by November 1, 2016. (August 1, 2016)
  • For the 2016-2017 influenza season, the NCIP will not be prebooking flu orders. Orders will be placed through the NCIR or through the influenza vaccine order form for non-NCIR providers. Additional information on ordering and product availability will be provided in the upcoming 2016-2017 flu memo (August 26, 2016)
  • Provider's designated primary VFC coordinators and back-up coordinators must complete the annual 2016 VFC program training requirements by October 1. Get for more information on how to meet your requirements now. (March 31, 2016)
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month, which is a great opportunity to promote the importance of vaccination for people of all ages! Partners like you are key to educating and encouraging others to stay up to date on the vaccines recommended for them.

Ensure a health future with vaccines for your preteens and teenagers external link. Seventh graders in North Carolina need a dose of Tdap external link and meningococcal external link before entering school, but don't forget about HPV external link! It's the only vaccine on the market that prevents cancer. Protecting teens external link also protects their siblings, friends, and grandparents from serious disease. Schools are a prime venue to spread many vaccine-preventable diseases, so prevent them from entering your home before it can even start!

North Carolina Leads Nationwide Improvement in Health Report external link