State law addresses vaccinations.
North Carolina General Statutes 130A-152 Immunization Required
(a) Every child present in this State shall be immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, poliomyelitis, red measles (rubeola) and rubella. In addition, every child present in this State shall be immunized against any other disease upon a determination by the Commission that the immunization is in the interest of the public health. Every parent, guardian, person in loco parentis and person or agency, whether governmental or private, with legal custody of a child shall have the responsibility to ensure that the child has received the required immunization at the age required by the Commission. If a child has not received the required immunizations by the specified age, the responsible person shall obtain the required immunization for the child as soon as possible after the lack of the required immunization is determined.
North Carolina General Statutes 130A-155 Submission of certificate to child care facility preschool and school authorities; record maintenance; reporting
(a) No child shall attend a school (pre K-12), whether public, private or religious, a child care facility as defined in G.S.110-86(3), unless a certificate of immunization indicating that the child has received the immunizations required by G.S.130A-152 is presented to the school or facility.