- Health Assessment
- Immunization Requirements - Rising 7th & 12th Grade Students
- Immunization Status
- Nurses & First Responders - Extra Curricular Activities
- Requirements for School Entry
- Vision Screening
Effective July 1, 2016 - all students who are enrolling in a public school in N.C. for the first time must present a health assessment within 30 days of enrollment. This applies to all students in grades Kindergarten - 12.
All health assessments must be completed by a licensed health care provider on this form.
The State of North Carolina has additional immunization requirements for students entering 7th and 12th grade.
Seventh graders will need a meningococcal and Tdap vaccine.
Twelfth graders will need a meningococcal booster vaccine.
The Franklin County Health Department will be hosting three after hours adolescent vaccination events prior to the deadline. Additional information regarding these events can be found here or by contacting your school nurse.
You can also contact your student’s physician to schedule an appointment for these vaccinations prior to the start of the 2023-2024 school year.
Documentation of the student’s vaccination must be provided to the student’s school within 30 days of the start of the school year.
If you have any questions about your student’s immunization status, please email your student’s school nurse.
In the event of an outbreak of a vaccine preventable disease - Students who have not provided proof of full vaccination due to medical exemption or religious beliefs for all state required vaccine preventable illnesses (Measles, Pertussis, Mumps, etc.) will be excluded from school based upon recommendations from the local Health Department and the CDC.
Nurses and First Responders are typically available during school hours to assist with student health needs. It is the parent's responsibility to communicate health needs to the coordinator of any sports or other extracurricular activities that occur outside of the school day. Parents should also ensure that students have access to any emergency medications that are required outside of school hours.
5 doses of Dtap
4 doses of Polio
2 doses of MMR
3 doses of Hepatitis B
2 doses of Varicella
4 doses of Pneumococcal
1 booster dose of Tdap required for seventh graders
1 Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) for seventh graders
1 booster dose of Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) for all twelfth graders
**Effective 2020-2021 school year
School nurses provide mass vision screening for students in grades 1, 3, 5, and 7 to help identify potential vision problems. Students in other grades may be screened upon request for Exceptional Children's evaluations or if teachers have concerns regarding potential vision issues. Screenings are performed in accordance with PBNC guidelines. If you choose for your student NOT to participate in vision screening, please notify the nurse in writing.
|Sandy Cabe||School Nurse||FES, LOMESfirstname.lastname@example.org||919-494-2479/919-554-0667|
|Emily Grissom||School Nurse||CCMS, TLMSemail@example.com||919-554-4848/919-496-1855|
|Jessica Huffman||School Nurse Support||Variesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Marla King||School Nurse||EBES, LMESemail@example.com||919-853-2347 / 919-556-5250|
|Tammy Perry||School Nurse||BHSfirstname.lastname@example.org||919-496-3975|
|Lisa Pursell-Morris||Lead Nurse||West River Rd. Annexemail@example.com||919-496-2457|
|Taylor McGlothlin||School Nurse||BES, BMSfirstname.lastname@example.org||919-496-4015 / 919-496-7700|
|Lin Kirk||School Nurse||LES, LHSemail@example.com||919-496-3676 / 919-496-3725|
|Dawn Lindley||School Nurse||ECHS, YESfirstname.lastname@example.org||252-738-3649; 919-556-5250|
|Kelly Young||School Nurse||RES, FMSemail@example.com||919-496-7377, 919-494-2971|
|Rachel Gilliam||School Nurse||FHSfirstname.lastname@example.org||919-494-2332|