Resources for Health Care Professionals

Use these articles, videos, and other outreach materials to help educate parents and patients about meningococcal disease and booster recommendations. Many items are available immediately via download. (Some items are available via download only.) Simply order by mail or download and print. Get Free Acrobat® Reader

  • This guide helps you start a comprehensive patient contact plan. Contains information on identifying patients, connecting with parents, and how you can raise awareness about meningococcal disease and prevention.

  • Scripts contain information for parents about meningococcal vaccination and booster recommendations. Scripts may be used with the WellConnect® service.

  • Contains 2 sample e-mails you can send to parents. E-mails include information about meningococcal booster recommendations for adolescents 16 through 18 years of age.

  • Send this letter to parents of your adolescent patients. Includes information on meningococcal disease, booster recommendations, and space to add a personal message from your practice.

  • Contains 3 sample text messages you can send to parents’ cell phones. Each message includes a reminder that their child may need a booster shot.

    • Updated Recommendations for Use of Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines
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    Updated Recommendations for Use of Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines—Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2010.

    • Meningococcal Vaccines: What Your Patients Need to Know
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    CDC Vaccine Information Statement.

    • Meningococcal Vaccine Timeline
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    Use this chart in your office to help determine when primary and booster vaccinations are indicated for your adolescent patients.

  • Use this article in your newsletter or post it to your website or Facebook page. Contains information about meningococcal disease, booster recommendations, and space to add a personal message from your practice.

    • Voices of Meningitis Brochure
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    This detailed brochure includes information on meningococcal disease and prevention. Also includes messages from parents and teens who have firsthand knowledge of the disease.

Use these Voices of Meningitis videos to create patient and parent awareness. Read our guide for details.