Are you aged between 15-19 years old?
If the answer if yes come and have your free meningococcal vaccine today!
What is the vaccine for❓
The vaccine will help to reduce the rate of meningococcal disease which is a rare but serious infection that can invade the body from the throat or nose.
Why is it important❓
Most people affected by meningococcal disease fully recover. However for some people it can lead to long term health complications such as limb deformity and brain damage.
Why should I have it❓
Some of the highest rates of meningococcal disease are amongst those aged between 15-19 and so having a vaccine will help to reduce this rate.
Will it be painful❓
You should expect some discomfort when having the vaccine but this will usually be temporary and you’ll be able to get on with your usual activities.
Where can I have it❓
Book in today for your vaccine which is government funded 💉
Feel free to see me in clinic today if you have any further questions.
Take care & stay healthy 😊
Dr Nora x