Meningococcal Vaccination

College age students are among those at high risk for meningococcal disease and are required to be vaccinated. The CDC recommends a booster dose if it has been five years or more since the original vaccination. Ensure your immunizations are current. The disease can be spread by particular behaviors, such as: sharing drinks, kissing, not covering mouth while coughing or sneezing, and not washing hands. Help prevent the spread by engaging in healthy behaviors, such as: not sharing drinking glasses or utensils, cosmetics or lip balm, or smoking materials; always cough into a sleeve or tissue; wash hands and use hand sanitizer often. Learn more by using the information below.

Meningococcal Disease Prevention and Awareness (.pdf)


Information from the CDC