The Burke County Health Department provides immunizations or "shots" for childrenVaccine and adults. The clinic is available every day of the week. Appointments are required. Minors must have a birth certificate and a parent I.D./proof of guardianship on file to be seen.

For more information about costs and availability call 828.764.9176 or 828.764.9177. 

Visit the North Carolina Immunization Branch to view up-to-date immunization news.

NC Back to School Immunization Requirements

5 doses
4 doses
MMR (or 2 measles, 2 mumps, 1 rubella) -
2 doses
Hepatitis B-
3 doses
Varicella- 1 doseTdap-
1 dose
*Meningococcal conjugate-
 2 doses

*Twelfth Grade Entry Vaccine Requirements

*At all ages and grades, the number of doses required may vary by a child’s age and when they were vaccinated.

For more details of dosage and age requirements for the Meningococcal vaccine click here