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North Carolina Immunization Coalition

The N.C. Immunization Branch is a member of North Carolina Immunization Coalition (NCIC), which includes representatives from various organizations including:

  • Child advocate organizations
  • Health insurance companies
  • Local health departments
  • Minority advocate organizations
  • The North Carolina Division of Public Health
  • North Carolina programs related to health and aging
  • Medical professionals associations
  • Physicians and health care providers in private practice
  • Pharmacies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Senior advocate organizations
  • Universities

Mission: The North Carolina Immunization Coalition is a statewide network that coordinates and supports efforts to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with vaccine-preventable diseases.


  • To promote the sharing of evidence-based information about immunizations.
  • To educate North Carolinians about vaccine use and the impact of vaccine-preventable diseases.
  • To enhance current awareness of, and accurate knowledge about, immunizations among health care workers, caregivers and service providers.
  • To develop and maintain partnerships in order to facilitate networking, sharing of ideas, and pooling of resources.
  • To monitor and report national and state trends on immunization activity.
  • To inform about policy issues related to vaccine-preventable diseases.

Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, November 17, 2016

  • Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: WakeMed Cary Hospital 1900 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC 27518
    (919) 350-2300

Presentations from Past Meetings

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

February 9, 2016

PowerPoint presentations from other recent meetings are available by request. Please contact the Chair of the NC Immunization Coalition, Robin Carver.

Adult Immunization Standards

The National Vaccine Advisory Committee revised the Standards for Adult Immunization Practice in 2013. Review these new standards external link and get resources external link to help implement the standards in order to ensure your adult patients are fully immunized.