12th grade vaccine

Before your child can enter the 12th grade next year, he/she or they is required to get updated MCV vaccine(s). The MCV vaccine protects against meningococcal bacteria (Please Note: The Meningitis B vaccine is not valid to fulfill this requirement).It is state law for all rising 12th graders to have the vaccine(s) at the start of the school year, so please take time now to schedule an appointment with your health care provider or contact the Guilford County Health Department to schedule an appointment at 336-641-3245. If you have any questions concerning your child's status, please call 336-316-5800 for further information.