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Kindergarten,7th, and 12th Grade Immunization Requirements Materials

Below are some additional materials that have been developed to help educate students, parents and school staff about the immunization rule changes.

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Materials for School Staff:

Materials for Communicating with Parents

Materials for Parents/Guardians of Kindergarten Students:

Materials for Parents/Guardians of Rising 7th and 12th Grade Students:

Letter to 7th Grade Parents English (color) (PDF, 558 KB) English (b&w) (PDF, 578 KB) Spanish (color) (PDF, 557 KB)
Letter to 12th Grade Parents English (b&w) (PDF, 578 KB)
Reminder Postcard English (color) (PDF, 551 KB)   Spanish (color) (PDF, 671 KB)
Flyer (Q&A) English (color) (PDF, 693 KB)    

Materials for School Use:

Modifiable Letter: Notification of Non-Compliance English (PDF, 136 KB) Spanish (PDF, 116 KB)
Modifiable Letter: Notification of Exclusion English (PDF, 114 KB) Spanish (PDF, 182 KB)


Garrett’s Law

Garrett’s law was enacted in 2004.  It mandates schools provide parents and guardians with information about meningococcal meningitis and influenza and the vaccines that protect against these diseases. The law was expanded in 2007 to mandate that information also be provided about human papillomavirus (HPV) and the vaccines available to protect against HPV.

Further information on NC’s K-12 school vaccine requirements and recommendations can be found here. Additional materials and resources on meningococcal meningitis, influenza, and HPV can be found below:

Meningococcal Meningitis and Vaccinations

Influenza and Influenza Vaccinations

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Recommended Vaccines



Updated: August 3, 2023