Vaccinations Are The Cure For Unnecessary School Suspensions | Beaufort County Now | DHHS is reminding parents to ensure children are up-to-date with vaccines to avoid suspension from school. North Carolina law requires children who are home-schooled or attend a public, private, charter or religious school to be up-to-date with North Carolina-required vaccinations within 30... | DHHS,CDC,Vaccinations,School,Suspensions,immunization,health,Wendy Holmes,diseases,illnesses

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Vaccinations Are The Cure For Unnecessary School Suspensions

Press Release:

    Raleigh, N.C.     DHHS is reminding parents to ensure children are up-to-date with vaccines to avoid suspension from school. North Carolina law requires children who are home-schooled or attend a public, private, charter or religious school to be up-to-date with North Carolina-required vaccinations within 30 calendar days from the first day of school.

    Failure to show proof, such as shot records, will result in the suspension from school until the required immunization has been obtained.

    Vaccine-preventable diseases, such as chicken pox, meningitis, pertussis (whooping cough) and others, are still experienced throughout North Carolina. Staying up-to-date with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended vaccinations is the best way to protect schools and communities from diseases that can cause unnecessary illnesses and death.

    "Ensuring that children are current on all CDC-recommended vaccines is one of the most important things parents can do to protect their children's health, that of their classmates and their communities," said Wendy Holmes, Head of the N.C. Immunization Branch.

    For a complete list of required vaccines or additional information, visit: www.immunize.nc.gov

    Parents can view the recommended vaccine schedules to stay on track with immunizations for children from birth through age 18 on the CDC webpage: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/child-adolescent.html

  • Contact: 919-855-4840
  •     news@dhhs.nc.gov



HbAD0

Latest Health and Fitness

As the Coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, progresses through mutation and spread throughout the world and, ultimately, the United States, BCN shall endeavor to keep the public informed.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released findings from recent public opinion research on COVID-19 vaccine risks, rewards and vaccination motivations across the state.
North Carolina’s work to reach underserved and historically marginalized populations and deliver equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines is a model approach for the country
To better accommodate current demand, Vidant Health will transition new, Greenville-based COVID-19 vaccine appointments from the Greenville Convention Center to the newly established Vidant Greenville Vaccine Clinic effective Thursday, April 8.
Vidant Health is expanding access to COVID-19 vaccine appointments to everyone 16 and older effective Thursday, April 1.

HbAD1

Highlighting the importance of healthy, caring connections and the presence of protective factors in families and communities, Governor Roy Cooper declared April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in North Carolina.
Through the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 Support Services Program, more than 35,000 households received relief payments, food, transportation to and from testing sites or additional supports to help them isolate or quarantine during the pandemic.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
While vaccine supplies are limited, it is important North Carolinians continue practicing the 3Ws and get tested for COVID-19 if they have symptoms or have been in close contact to someone with COVID-19.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced a new phone service helpline for family caregivers in North Carolina caring for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has expanded its vaccine data dashboard to provide information on people who have been partially or fully vaccinated through the federal long-term care and retail pharmacy programs.

HbAD2

"As to diseases, make a habit of two things to help, or at least, to do no harm." - Hippocrates
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
In a new PSA released today by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina NCAA men’s and women’s basketball coaches have come together to urge everyone to take their shot against COVID-19.
In a new PSA released today by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina NCAA men’s and women’s basketball coaches have come together to urge everyone to take their shot against COVID-19.
North Carolina native and NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty received his COVID-19 vaccine this month.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health today announced 14 medical facilities have been awarded the North Carolina Maternity Center Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation.
Dr. Bossche believes that vaccinologists, clinicians, and scientists are only focusing on short-term results at the individual level and not the consequences at the global population level, which he believes will soon become evident.

HbAD3

 
Back to Top