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New and Noteworthy

  • NCIP Provider Resource Guide
  • FAQs on Changes to the NCIP (PDF, 35 KB)
  • Click here to review North Carolina Immunization Rules and Laws.
  • A short video on the correct technique for intramuscular injection.
  • Getting a flu vaccine every year is the best way to protect yourself and your family from flu and its potentially serious complications. CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated by the end of October.
  • Did you know? That anyone even young, healthy adults can get sick from the flu and spread it to others. Buzz buzz (text message: You coming out tonight? I can't I have the flu. My niece and girlfriend have it now too.) The short time it will take you to get a flu vaccine. Can help protect you and the ones you love. The flu vaccine is safe and does not cause the flu. #FightFlu

Provider Education

Earn continuing education credits through trainings offered by the N.C. Immunization Branch and others.  Access online guides for the NCIR and more.

North Carolina Immunization Program (NCIP) Requirements

Review the basics of the NCIP, learn how to join and what’s required of an enrolled provider. Access links to important documents like the NCIP Coverage Criteria and NCIP Coverage Criteria Supplement, memos from the Immunization Branch, vaccine storage and handling resources, vaccine information statements and resources on reporting vaccine preventable diseases in North Carolina.

NCIP Provider Resource Guide

A printable guide to everything you need to know about the NCIP and NCIR.

i. Table of Contents (PDF, 19 KB) (Updated June 2018)
I. Contact Information (PDF, 1.26 MB) (Updated March 2019)
II. NCIP Program Information (PDF, 794 KB) (Updated January 2018)
III. Clinical/Administrative Information (PDF, 7.2 MB) (Updated April 2019)
IV. Storage & Handling (PDF, 3.57 MB) (Updated October 2018))
V. Communicable Disease Reporting & Law (PDF, 1.24 MB) (Updated January 2018)
VI. Resources (PDF, 64 KB) (Updated January 2018)
VII. North Carolina Immunization Registry (NCIR) (PDF, 1.09 MB) (Updated January 2018)

North Carolina Immunization Registry (NCIR)

Learn about the NCIR and how it can help your practice track immunizations and identify patients who need vaccinations. 


View and download important documents like VAL forms, reminder/recall post cards and access clinical tools created by the N.C. Immunization Branch and others.