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Meningitis Vaccination Requirement

 

Do I need to show proof of meningitis vaccination to register?

Please see the catalog at www.dcccd.edu/meningitis for more information about the state of Texas’ requirements, deadlines, exceptions and exemptions.

What is meningitis?

Meningitis is a disease caused by the inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges. The inflammation is usually caused by an infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis is also referred to as spinal meningitis.

How do I find out more information?

More information about the causes, symptoms, types, risks and seriousness as well as ways to prevent bacterial meningitis are available at the following websites: