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Free Meningicoccal Immunisations

Free Meningococcal B vaccinations will be available to children and students from 1 February 2019.

To receive the free vaccine, children and students must be SA residents and have a Medicare card.

Meningococcal disease is a serious infection caused by meningococcal bacteria. It can affect all age groups but it is most common in children under age 5 and in young people aged 15 to 20.

To find out more information read the following factsheet relevant to your schools:

   Factsheet for primary schools

   Factsheet for secondary schools

Contact: SA Health website https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au for more information.