Immunise against meningococcal disease - HE2596
This resource relates to the following topics:
Young people living closely together in places like boarding school hostels or tertiary education halls of residence need to be immunised to protect against meningococcal disease. Meningococcal disease can be life-threatening. Vaccines are available to protect against it.
The full resource:
Immunise against meningococcal disease: Protects you when living closely with others
March 2023: This brochure has been replaced by a brochure available from Meningococcal disease | Health Navigator NZ
For more information about getting immunised against meningococcal disease:
- talk to your doctor, nurse or health centre
- phone Healthline’s 24-hour service (0800 611 116).