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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]    >> 2014 UPDATE
This document assists colleges and universities in the implementation of a
comprehensive institutional prematriculation immunization policy.

Update on Meningococcal Disease (ACHA Webinar Series; CE credit available)
Clinicians should be familiar with the signs and symptoms of this disease as well as be up to date on pre-hospital care for students with the illness. As part of emergency preparedness, a health service should think through how to respond to such a case prior to encountering one.

Meningitis topic brochure coversACHA Brochures for Young Adults

Meningococcal Disease on Campus: Know Your Risk
Immunizations: They're Not Just for Children

 


 


External Resources

ACHA thanks its committee, coalition, task force, and section volunteers for providing resources and links concerning this topic. ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites.

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 (National Library of Medicine)

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Meningitis Information

S.T.O.P. Meningitis! — resource materials for implementation of meningococcal immunization recommendations for adolescents and young adults

College Health A-Z
ACHA-National College Health Assessment
ACHA-NCDP Depression Quality Improvement Collaborative
Peer Review Assistance Program