Meningococcal disease is a serious and deadly bacterial infection. Those 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 general public.
Guide to help plan meningitis outbreak response, including preparedness strategies and best practices for communication with the student body during an outbreak
Shareable infographic includes key facts about meningococcal disease
Answers to common questions about meningococcal disease, including symptoms and vaccines available to help prevent the disease
Sample slides for inclusion in orientation presentations by health directors or administrators to educate parents and students about meningococcal disease
Ready to use language about meningococcal disease for inclusion in materials distributed to parents and students during orientation and/or in new student welcome packets
*Developed with support from GSK and Pfizer Inc.
Sample social media posts focused on meningococcal disease prevention