Immunization Information 2016-17

Category: Inside CIS

Does your child have the vaccines they need for school? 


All students entering school need the following vaccines:
Immunization Dosage
DTaP (diphtheria,  tetanus, and acellular pertussis) 5 doses
Polio 4 doses*
 Hib (haemophilus         influenza type B) 3-4 doses
MMR (measles , mumps and rubella 2 doses
Hepatitis B 3 doses
Varicella (chicken pox) 2 doses*
Students entering 7th grade will need the additional vaccines below:
Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) 1 booster dose*
Meningitis( meningococcal) 1 dose*

*These vaccines are affected by new laws which started in 2015-16. If you have any questions, please contact your Doctor or School Nurse.


Please remember to:


Students entering kindergarten for the first time are also required by law to have a completed kindergarten physical which must be on the current NC Kindergarten Health assessment form (KHE form PPS-2K Rev. 1/11).

See also the folowing chart: NC Immunization Requirements beginning in 2015-16