Avoiding Exposure

Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is a rare, but potentially devastating disease.

A woman feeding her boyfriend with chopsticks

Adolescents and young adults may be at risk for invasive meningococcal disease

A group of friends doing a cheers at a bar

Meningococcal bacteria can be transmitted via close contact, such as dorm living

Couple kissing

Bacteria can also be transmitted by sharing drinks and utensils, or kissing

Because we can't control the transmission of germs, prevention is key.

Get vaccinated

MenACWY Vaccines

MenB Vaccines

Vaccines will not protect 100% of those who get vaccinated, and may cause side effects