Adolescent meningococcal ACWY vaccine – brochure for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
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Meningococcal disease is rare but very serious and can quickly become life-threatening. Older teenagers and young adults are most likely to carry the bacteria and spread it to others.
This brochure provides information on:
- the seriousness of meningococcal disease
- how and why it’s important for adolescents to get vaccinated against meningococcal ACWY
- the effectiveness and safety of the vaccine
- how to catch up on a missed vaccination.