GPs urged to be alert for invasive meningococcal disease


August and September are peak months for invasive meningococcal diseas and NSW Health is urging GPs to be alert for the disease in all ages.

NSW is offering meningococcal ACWY vaccine (Men ACWY) to Year 10 and 11 students through schools in 2018 and to Year 10 students in 2019.

GPs can offer free Men ACWY to any 15-19 year olds who have not been vacinated at school until 31 December, 2018.

More information can be found here