What you can do
Know the symptoms
Learn about the signs and symptoms of meningitis by visiting these informative sites.
Talk to your child and child's healthcare provider about how to stay protected. There are vaccines that protect against serogroups A, C, Y, and W, and against B.1
Reference: 1. MacNeil JR, Rubin L, Folaranmi T, et al. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Use of Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccines in Adolescents and Young Adults: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. MMWR. 2015;64(41):1171-1177.