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Meningococcal Disease Outbreak among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Florida: Background, Response, and Vaccination Recommendations

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues

Keywords: Access to Care, Gender Identity, LGBTQIA+, Prevention, Screening, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff

Language(s): English

Developed by: National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This collaborative webinar with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention will focus on the ongoing outbreak of serogroup C meningococcal disease in Florida, mostly among men who have sex with men. Experts will provide background on meningococcal disease, an overview of the outbreak and the related response, and recommendations for vaccination.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit