Buncombe County -- June 28, 2024: Buncombe County Health Department: Do you know what vaccines your kindergartener,

7th grader, or 12th grader needs? Review these handy cards and make an appointment with your healthcare provider to ensure your student has the vaccines required before school starts.

Vaccines are also available at the Buncombe County Immunizations Clinic at 40 Coxe Avenue in Downtown Asheville open Monday through Friday.    

Immunizations For Children & Teens

Immunizations provide a shield of protection from dangerous diseases. Children in schools and in childcare settings should be immunized to protect themselves and others from diseases such as measles, whooping cough, meningitis, and chicken pox. Talk to your doctor or call the Immunization Clinic about any questions you might have about immunizations.

Childhood Immunizations in Buncombe County

Compared to other counties in NC, Buncombe County has a high rate of children who are not fully immunized. Communities with high rates of people not fully immunized are at risk of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. That is why it is important to talk to your doctor and make sure you and your child are fully immunized. Immunizations protect you, your loved ones, and our community from vaccine-preventable diseases. Click the link for an informational form regarding immunization exemption at childcare or schools in Buncombe County. Call us at 828-250-5096 with any questions you might have about immunizations.

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