Meningitis

This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Resources

Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Advisory Committee
This committee leads the association and college health in addressing vaccine-preventable diseases.

Recommendations for Institutional Prematriculation Immunization (RIPI) [pdf]
This document assists colleges and universities in the implementation of a comprehensive institutional prematriculation immunization policy.

ACHA Brochures for Young Adults 

External Resources

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AdultVaccination.org
Information on vaccines for adults from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines Policy Update: Booster Dose Recommendations

CDC Meningitis Information

CDC Meningococcal Vaccine Information Sheet

Meningitis Information from MedlinePlus 

MCV4: You're Not Done if You Give Just One [pdf] 
ACHA joined other leading health organizations in signing the Immunization Action Coalition's "Dear Colleague" letter urging health care professionals to strongly recommend the booster dose of the meningococcal ACWY vaccine (MCV4) at age 16.

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Meningitis Information