Q: How do I exempt my newborn from vaccines in North Carolina?
A: You can't. At least not legally, as you do not have the authority. However, North Carolina law provides two methods of exemption: 1) if a licensed doctor determines a particular vaccination will be detrimental to the health of the child (obviously this very rarely happens) or 2) if the parents bona fide religious beliefs conflict with immunization. Your personal beliefs will not sufficient as it is usually in the child's best interest to be immunized.
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