Immunizations are offered by appointment through General Clinic on Tuesday and Friday morning. You maybe eligible for State Funded Vaccines (VFC Program). Copies of "shot" records are available and may be requested at any time during normal business hours.
The Center for Disease Control and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recommends all children be immunized against life threatening diseases.
Before a child can enter school they must have all required vaccinations. Please refer to the immunization schedule below. Also, many colleges require students to update vaccines. Check with your college or university regarding their requirements.
Recommended Child Immunization Schedule as of June 2012
|2 Months||DTaP, Hib, IPV, HepB,PCV13*, RV
||Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis; Haemophilus Influenza Type b; Polio; and Hepatitis B, Prevnar*; Rotavirus
DTaP, Hib, IPV, PCV13*,RV
|Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis; Haemophilus Influenza Type b; Polio; Prevnar*; Rotavirus
|6 Months||DTaP, Hib, HepB, PCV13*, RV
||Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis; Haemophilus Influenza Type b; Hepatitis B; Prevnar*; Rotavirus
|12 Months||Dtap, Hib, MMR, Var, PCV13*||Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Chicken Pox (varicella); Prevnar*|
|4-6 Years||DTaP, IPV, MMR, Var||Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis; Polio; Measles, Mumps, Rubella|
|2-18 Years||HepA, MCV, Tdap, HPV
||Hepatitis A; and Meningococcal (meningitis); Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis; Human Papillomavirus for certain populations.
*Prevnar immunization schedule may vary depending on the age of first inoculation.
Influenza immunizations are recommended every fall. Pneumonia shots are recommended for certain people based on age and other risk factors. Visit the National Immunization website at www.cdc.gov/nip for vaccination guidelines.
For more information, call (919) 496-2533 and ask for Immunization Tracking Nurse.
Please visit www.ImmunizeNC.org for the 2009 Child Immunization Schedule.