Effective August 1, 2020 a Meningococcal (MCV4) booster dose for students entering the 12th grade will be required.
Students will need to have two (2) doses of (MCV4) vaccine to be administered before they can enter the 12th grade.
- The first dose is required for students entering the seventh grade or by 12 years of age, whichever comes first, on or after July 1, 2015.
- A second dose (booster) is required for students entering the 12th grade or by 17 years of age, whichever comes first. 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.
Contact your healthcare provider or local health department to make sure your child is up to date on the required vaccines. Please be sure to submit your student’s updated immunization record to Ms. Osborne on or before the start of school, August 20, 2020.
For more information on the NC public school immunization requirements please visit:
Please contact Elizabeth Osborne (eosborne (at) hawbridgeschool.org) with any questions.