Free Meningococcal B vaccinations will be available to children and students from 1 February.

To receive the free vaccine, children and students must be SA residents and have a Medicare card.

Meningococcal disease is a serious infection caused by meningococcal bacteria. It can affect all age groups but it is most common in children under age 5 and in young people aged 15 to 20.

To find out more information read the following factsheet relevant to your schools:

Contact: SA Health website for more information.