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North Carolina Immunization Branch

The N.C. Immunization Branch promotes public health through the identification and elimination of vaccine-preventable diseases like polio, hepatitis B, measles, chickenpox, whooping cough, rubella (German measles), and mumps. In 2001, the Branch incorporated an adult education component into the program to raise awareness of the agelessness of immunizations.

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  • There has been an adjustment in CDC's guidance on the Fahrenheit temperature range for storing refrigerated vaccine. For more details and updated storage and handling document, visit our Storage and Handling section. (July 15, 2016)
  • The Vaccine Borrowing Report Forms has been updated. Please ensure you are using the most recent version and remove old versions from your paperwork. Print out the new form here. (July 15, 2016)
  • 2016 Provider Yearly Educational Requirement: Provider's designated primary VFC coordinators and back-up coordinators must complete the annual 2016 VFC program training requirements by October 1. Get for more information on how to meet your requirements now.
  • Sanofi Pasteur is experiencing a manufacturing delay with Pentacel. Please read their customer letter and consult the CDC's guidance to reduce the impact of this delay on your patients. (December 21, 2015)
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