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Does the New Hanover County school system have a policy on required vaccinations?

Miranda Roberts
StarNews
Dr. Charles Goodman talks with patient Carmen Lopez, 37, holding her 18-month-old son, Daniel after being vaccinated with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, in Northridge, Calif. AP photo

Dr. Charles Goodman talks with patient Carmen Lopez, 37, holding her 18-month-old son, Daniel after being vaccinated with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine in Northridge, Calif. AP photo

The State of North Carolina requires all children who attend public schools to receive and be up-to-date on the following vaccinations, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis
  • Polio
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Rubella
  • Haemophilus Influenzae type B (Hib)
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B)
  • Varicella (chickenpox)

The following vaccines are recommended, but not required:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Influenza
  • Rotavirus
  • Human Papillomavirus

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