Metro Health and cafécollege offer vaccines to uninsured college students

All Texas college students are required to show proof of a meningococcal vaccination

Author: Julie Gill, Producer, jgill@ksat.com
Published On: Aug 16 2012 11:35:01 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 16 2012 11:35:41 AM CDT
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SAN ANTONIO -

The City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District will administer free meningitis vaccines to college-bound students who are enrolled in cafécollege.

It’s a requirement, as of this year, that college and university students show proof of a meningococcal vaccination or a booster within the last five years. The immunization must occur at least 10 days before the start of the semester.

Students who are currently enrolled in cafécollege are eligible for a voucher for a no-cost meningitis vaccine at Metro Health. Students will need to check their medical records to determine if they need the vaccine or a booster.

Cafécollege is a place for students and parents to get advice and guidance for college.

You can find more information on Metro Health’s website through cafécollege at 207-4528.