College freshman living in dorms have a six times greater chance of catching meningitis.
Thursday there is an opportunity to protect these young people from the disease in Winnebago County. The Health Department is offering meningitis shots for $75.
They'll vaccinate people at the Salvation Army Millennium Center on Madison Street from 5 to 6 in the evening, Thursday, June 23. They'll also offer the vaccinations July 21 and August 13.
Appointments are encouraged. Call 720 4276.