Resources for School Nurses

These materials will make it easier to raise awareness of meningitis in your school and at events. (Some pieces are available for download only.) Simply order by mail or download and print. Get Free Acrobat® Reader

Handouts and Presentations

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    Brochure

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    This brochure provides information about meningococcal meningitis and vaccination recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It features several "voices of meningitis" sharing their personal stories about the disease.

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    Brochure (Spanish)

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    This brochure provides information about meningococcal meningitis and vaccination recommendations from the CDC. It features several "voices of meningitis" sharing their personal stories about the disease.

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    Fact Sheet

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    This dual-sided fact sheet — meant for parents, faculty, and school administrators — provides information on meningococcal meningitis risk factors, transmission, symptoms, and immunization.

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    Fact Sheet (Spanish)

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    This dual-sided fact sheet — meant for parents, faculty, and school administrators — provides information on meningococcal meningitis risk factors, transmission, symptoms, and immunization.

  • Image: Voices of Meningitis parent presentation

    Parent Presentation

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    This PowerPoint can be presented to parents and provides a helpful overview of meningococcal meningitis — including risk factors, how it’s transmitted, and the benefits of vaccination.

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    Poster

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    This poster provides information about booster dose recommendations for teens and preteens.

Letter Templates

  • Image: Voices of Meningitis letter for parents

    Letter to Parents

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    This template letter is written to parents and families on behalf of their child's school nurse with easy-to-understand information about meningitis, the importance of immunization, and the Voices of Meningitis campaign.

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    Letter to Parents for Regional Outbreaks

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    This template letter alerts parents on behalf of their child's school nurse about a case of meningococcal disease in or near their area. It also offers information about the signs and symptoms meningococcal disease.

  • Image: Voices of Meningitis Email template

    E-mail

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    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.

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    Newsletter Article

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    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.