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  • Immunization Update



    The health department is currently out of flu vaccine for clients age 6 months through 35 months that are uninsured. 
     

    Required Childhood Vaccines for School Entry:  As of July 1, 2015 beginning with the 2015-2016 school year: 

    DTap Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis   5 Doses
    Polio 4th dose must be on or after the 4th birthday 4 Doses  
    Measles Part of the MMR Vaccine 2 Doses
    Mumps Part of the MMR Vaccine   2 Doses
    Rubella Part of the MMR Vaccine   1 Dose
    Hib Haemophilus influenzae type B 4 Doses
    Hep B (HBV)   Hepatitis B 3 Doses
    Varicella Chicken Pox 2 Doses
    Prevnar 13 Pneumo conjugate 4 Doses

     


    Also, the following vaccines are now needed before entering the 7th grade or by 12 years old, whichever comes first:

    Tdap Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis 1 dose
    Meningitis Meningococcal     1 dose

               


    (Please note- vaccine requirements for Department of Defense Schools vary.) 

    We also carry many immunizations recommended by the NCIP (North Carolina Immunization Program) and the CDC: 

    Rotavirus   3 Doses
    Hep A (HAV) Hepatitis A  2 Doses
    Gardasil   HPV 3 Doses
    Flu (Sept - June)   Influenza   Yearly

     

     
     
    We file many insurances, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, NC Health Choice, TriCare, Medicare, NC Medicaid and others.  Children (6 months through 18 years old) who have Medicaid, are uninsured, are American Indian/Alaskan Native or are under-insured may receive immunizations at no cost.
     
    Adults may come to the Health Department for vaccines, too!  Flu, Pneumonia, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Shingles Vaccines are offered for private purchase (or billed insurance).
     
    Most adults qualify for a tetanus shot with no insurance and no out of pocket expense!
     
    Immunizations are entered into the North Carolina Immunization Registry.
     
    Bring your shot record with you when you come!
     
     
    For information about immunizations, call (910) 347-2154, ext. 3992

     

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