Meningococcal Infographic

Meningococcal Disease College Toolkit


Meningococcal disease is a serious and deadly bacterial infection. Adolescents and young adults age 16-23 years are at higher risk for meningococcal disease. This toolkit was developed as part of an education program to help raise awareness about the importance of meningococcal disease prevention among healthcare professionals, college health administrators, students, and the public.





Developed with support from GSK and Pfizer Inc.

Resources

Case Response Communications Materials

Guide to help plan meningitis outbreak response, including preparedness strategies and best practices for communication with the student body during an outbreak

College Students and Meningococcal Disease: Are Students Protected? (Q&A)

Infographic: Meningococcal Disease Can Be Deadly

Shareable infographic includes key facts about meningococcal disease

Meningococcal Disease Awareness Poster

Poster for use in settings frequented by potential patients or those at risk for meningococcal disease (young adults age 16-23 years)

Meningococcal Disease Educational Flyer

Flyer for use in settings frequented by potential patients or those at risk for meningococcal disease (young adults age 16-23 years)

Meningococcal Disease Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common questions about meningococcal disease, including the symptoms and available vaccines.

Meningococcal Disease Public Service Announcement (2016)

Learn about the two types of vaccines available to prevent meningococcal disease among adolescents and young adults

Meningococcal Disease Presentation Slides

Sample slides for inclusion in orientation presentations by health directors or administrators to educate parents and students about meningococcal disease

Real Stories, Real People

Survivor stories provided courtesy of National Meningitis Association

Sample Social Media Posts

Sample Twitter and Facebook content for use in educating parents and students about meningococcal disease

Welcome Packet Template

Ready to use language about meningococcal disease for inclusion in materials distributed to parents and students by the university during orientation or in new student welcome packets