Meningitis & Flu Vaccination Clinic - Treforest

Update 15/10/2021 

Please note, the meningitis and flu vaccination clinic has been postponed to Tuesday 26th October, 2.00pm - 3.00pm.*


There are many strains of meningitis but luckily if you are a first-year student under the age of 25 you can have a vaccine that protects you against 4 of the strains. This is the Meningitis A,C,W,Y vaccine.

If you are more likely to get complications from flu if you catch it, you may be advised to have a flu vaccine. If you are not sure whether you are eligible, you can check on the NHS website.

Vaccination Clinic

The Health Service will be holding a meningitis and flu vaccination clinic on Tuesday 19th October, from 2.00pm – 3.00pm on Treforest Campus.*

First-year students under the age of 25 that need a meningitis vaccine and students who are advised to have a flu vaccine will be eligible for an appointment.

To request an appointment, please ask a question in Advice Zone Online or email [email protected] stating which vaccine you require. The Health Service will confirm with you a time slot and room details for your appointment. Please bring your student ID card to your appointment.

Please note: you must be registered with our nurse led service and GP service prior to your appointment.

Remember...

Meningitis is generally caused by a viral infection, that can appear to disguise itself as a hangover or flu. If you think you or someone else are showing symptoms, please seek help quickly. Meningitis is a medical emergency, so it’s vital you act fast. You can download a signs and symptoms card, or mobile app so you can access information quickly.


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