Meningococcal B vaccines are now available for South Australian adolesents

South Australian teens can now access free Meningocococal B vaccines.

The adolescent/young person’s program will commence 1 February 2019. Students in Years 10 and 11 will be offered vaccination during 2019 through the School Immunisation Program, with an ongoing school program to offer vaccination to Year 10 students.

A catch-up program will be available for those aged 17 to less than 21 years of age who are encouraged to access the vaccine from their usual immunisation provider. This catch-up program will end 31 December 2019.    

https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/health+topics/health+conditions+prevention+and+treatment/immunisation/immunisation+programs/meningococcal+b+immunisation+program