What You Should Know...

Meningitis Information

  • Meningitis manifests itself in two forms, viral and bacterial. For more information on bacterial meningitis, for which the state of Texas requires a vaccine, please read over the fact sheet provided here. The meningitis vaccine is required for students entering the 7th grade. In addition, a second vaccine may be recommended by some groups for college students, particularly freshmen living in dorms or residence halls.