How to Use These Resources
Use these articles and outreach materials to help inform parents and patients about meningococcal disease and booster recommendations. Materials can be downloaded and printed in your office.
Download videos and post them to your website or Facebook page (or show them on your office television) to help raise awareness.Download Acrobat Reader Free
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Meningitis Booster Reminder Kit
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Parent Contact Resources
How-to GuideDetails | Download
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.
Telephone ScriptsDetails | Download
Scripts contain information for parents about meningococcal vaccination and booster recommendations. Scripts may be used with the WellConnect® service.
Contains two sample e-mails you can send to parents. E-mails include information about meningococcal booster recommendations for adolescents 16 to 18 years of age.
Letter to ParentsDetails | Download
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.
Text MessagesDetails | Download
Contains 3 sample text messages you can send to a parent's cell phone. Each message includes a reminder that their child may need a booster shot.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Articles
Updated Recommendations for Use of Meningococcal Conjugate VaccinesDetails | Download
Updated Recommendations for Use of Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines - Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2010.
Meningococcal Vaccines: What Your Patients Need to KnowDetails | Download
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Vaccine Information Statement.
Resources for Your Practice
Meningococcal Vaccination TimelineDetails | Download
Use this chart in your office to help determine when primary and booster vaccinations are indicated for your adolescent patients.
Newsletter ArticleDetails | Download
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 BrochureDetails | Download
This detailed brochure includes information on meningococcal disease and prevention. Also includes messages from parents and teens who have first-hand knowledge of the disease.
VideosDownload All (.zip, 25MB)
Use these Voices of Meningitis videos to create patient and parent awareness. Read our guide for details
Bob and DeeDee WarnerView | Details
Bob and DeeDee Warner lost their daughter Becky to meningococcal disease.Download (.mp4, 5.9MB) | Download (.wmv, 2.97MB)
Amy PurdyView | Details
Amy Purdy survived meningococcal disease, but not without serious complications.Download (.mp4, 14.43MB) | Download (.wmv, 2.34MB)