Garrett's Law (Senate Bill 444)
Senate Bill 444, referred to as "Garrett's Law," was signed by Governor Easley on July 17, 2004. Garrett's Law mandates that at the beginning of every school year, local boards of education shall ensure that schools provide parents and guardians with information about meningococcal meningitis and influenza and their vaccines.
To support this effort, the bill states that the Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Public Instruction shall make available the following sample educational materials that can be provided to parents and guardians.
Please click on the items below that are underlined/blue to access the materials.