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School Health

Providing a safe and healthy learning environment to all CMS schools. 

School Health Services and Nursing promotes a healthy and safe school environment. We aim to prevent health problems and injuries and ensure care for students through preventative services, education, first aid, emergency care, assessment, referrals, and management of acute and chronic health problems.

The School Health Program supports Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system through needs assessment, case management, health education and professional consultation to:

  •  Remove health related barriers to learning

  •  Maximize students' potential for learning and participation in school

  •  Foster lifelong health skills

  •  Improve the quality of life

NC School Vaccination Requirements

In order for children to enter school in North Carolina, they must have up-to-date immunization records. Find out what school immunizations are required in North Carolina. Please make sure your child has up-to-date shot records. Learn more about immunizations.

Clinics are open to all school-aged children, no appointment is necessary. Bring your insurance card - Medicaid, NC Health Choice or other private insurance. Bring your official shot record and at least one form of ID.

Immunization Appointments

Locations: 2845 Beatties Ford Rd. | 249 Billingsley Rd. | 3205 Freedom Dr


Make an Appointment: 704-336-6500 

Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu. and Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wed. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Visit the Immunizations Clinic for information about types of immunizations available, what to bring to your appointment and fee schedule.

Children must have up-to-date immunization records. See what shots the state requires.

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Coordinated School Health is a collaborative approach to education and health. This model ensures each child in each school in each community is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. Learn more about the Mecklenburg County partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

School Health Forms and Documents

CMS provides forms and documents for student health-related services.

This includes health assessment forms, emergency action plans, immunization requirements and more.

Interested in Becoming a School Nurse?

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices

​The HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices (English-Spanish) describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. We are required by law to protect health information about you.

​​Notice of Non-Discrimination & Accessibility

The Notice of Non-Discrimination and Accessibility states that the Mecklenburg County Health Department (MCHD) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. MCHD does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. MCHD also does not discriminate on the basis of religion, pregnancy (including number of pregnancies), marital status, immigration status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics.

Guests needing language assistance or public accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act may do so by calling 704-336-6500