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Office of Student Health Services

Lauren Mariano, LCSW, BSN, RN
Founders Hall - Ground Floor

Phone: (973) 290-4175
immunization@steu.edu

Office Hours:
M: 9:30am - 4:30pm

T: 9:30am - 2:30pm

W: 9:30am - 2:30pm

Th: 9:30am - 2:30pm

Appointments preferred, walk ins accommodated based on availability.

Telehealth available by appointment only.

Meningitis and Meningitis Vaccination Information

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About Meningitis Vaccines

Two meningococcal vaccines (MenACWY and MenB) provide protection against the serogroups that cause most meningococcal disease in the United StatesTwo meningococcal vaccines (MenACWY and MenB) provide protection against the serogroups that cause most meningococcal disease in the United States. The Meningitis vaccine that is required for the traditional undergraduates and residents is Meningitis ACWY, it does not protect against Meningitis B.

Get protected against meningitis B – get vaccinated! Call Health Services or your doctor.

One in 10 people who contract meningitis die and two in 10 survive with long-term complications.


Meningitis B Outbreaks
"Although the incidence is low, among 18 to 24-year-olds, college students are at an increased risk for sporadic and outbreak-associated MenB disease. Providers, college students, and parents should be aware of the availability of MenB vaccines. During 2014–2016, six MenB disease outbreaks were reported on college campuses (Rhode Island, Oregon, California, New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Oregon)."
Pediatrics Volume 143, number 1, January 2019. This does not include the cases in 2018-19 at Rutgers University, Columbia University and San Diego State University.