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School Physicals, Immunizations Available at Health Department

Jul 24, 2018

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health can help your family prepare now for back-to-school. State law requires any child entering a North Carolina school system for the first time, whether they are entering kindergarten or recently moved to North Carolina, to have a physical and be up to date on all required vaccinations.

The Child Health Clinic provides kindergarten and school physicals, along with head start, sports and camp physicals. The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To make an appointment, call 910-433-3600.

The Immunization Clinic provides all required vaccines for North Carolina children including:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis
  • Polio
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella
  • Pneumococcal
  • Meningococcal

Other age-appropriate recommended vaccinations are also available at the Immunization Clinic. The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours until 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Walk-ins are welcome but should arrive at least 30 minutes before closing to ensure they are seen within business hours.

The Child Health and Immunization Clinics are located at the Public Health Center, 1235 Ramsey St.

 

If you would like more information about the Cumberland County Department of Public Health’s programs and services, health-related data, or community resources, please call 910-433-3600 or visit with someone at the information desk, or visit our website at co.cumberland.nc.us/health. Comments are welcome and can be submitted on our website at co.cumberland.nc.us/feedback. The Health Department is located at 1235 Ramsey St. in Fayetteville.