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North Carolina Immunization Branch

N.C. Rules and Laws

General Statute

North Carolina immunization rules are part of North Carolina’s General Statutes external link.  Chapter 130A is the public health statue.

Article 6, Part 2, sections 152 through 158 of the public health statue refers to immunizations.  The sections are divided as follows:

Article 17 of the public health statute contains rules on the childhood vaccine-related injury compensation program.  

Administrative Code

The Commission for Public Health creates the rules to enforce the statue. Those rules are part of the North Carolina Administrative Code. external link Title 10A, Chapter 41 subchapter A, section .0400 refers to immunizations.  The section is divided as follows:

10A NCAC 41A .0401 external link DOSAGE AND AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR IMMUNIZATION (PDF | DOC)

10A NCAC 41A .0402 external link APPROVED VACCINE PREPARATIONS (PDF | DOC)

10A NCAC 41A .0403 external link NON-RELIGIOUS PERSONAL BELIEF NO EXEMPTION (PDF | DOC)

10A NCAC 41A .0404 external link MEDICAL EXEMPTIONS FROM IMMUNIZATION (PDF | DOC)

10A NCAC 41A .0405 external link EXEMPTION FOR CLINICAL STUDIES (PDF | DOC)

10A NCAC 41A .0406 external link ACCESS TO IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION (PDF | DOC)

10A NCAC 41A .0501 external link PURCHASE OF VACCINE (PDF | DOC)

10A NCAC 41A .0502 external link VACCINE FOR PROVIDERS OTHER THAN LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS (PDF | DOC)

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