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Required Vaccines for School

Required Vaccines for 7th and 12th Graders
Posted on 07/12/2021
Meningococcal vaccineIn addition to the childhood vaccines required for enrollment in Kindergarten, seventh grade students must have received the Meningococcal vaccine and twelfth grade students must have received a booster dose. Please click the "read more" button for information from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services about the vaccine.

Meningococcal
Two doses. One dose is required for individuals entering the seventh grade or by 12 years of age, whichever comes first, on or after July 1, 2015. A booster dose is required for individuals entering the 12th grade or by 17 years of age, whichever comes first. Individuals who entered seventh grade before July 1, 2015 are not required to receive the first dose. The booster dose does not apply to individuals who entered the 12th grade before August 1, 2020. If the first dose is administered on or after the 16th birthday, a booster dose is not required. Individuals born before January 1, 2003 shall not be required to receive meningococcal conjugate vaccine.