CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mecklenburg County health officials are offering opportunities for students to get vaccinated ahead of the upcoming school year.
Immunization appointments are available at the following locations by calling 704-336-6500:
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North Carolina state law requires families to provide proof of immunizations on or before the first day of school. Those who attend vaccination opportunities can receive all state-required vaccines, as well as COVID-19 and flu vaccines.
In addition, county officials are also hosting the following immunization events:
- Saturday, Aug. 27 @ Northwest Health Department from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Saturday, Sept. 24 (location TBD) - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
On Tuesday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools discussed public concerns about COVID-19 protocols this school year. An online petition is gathering signatures to present to school boards across the Carolinas.
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