Young people aged 14 and above across the UK are being offered free MenACWY vaccine to combat a rapid rise in a deadly strain of MenW (meningococcal W) meningitis and septicaemia.
People under the age of 25 going to uni for the first time are also being offered the vaccine.
Find out if you are eligible for this free vaccine using the checker below.
There is no MenACWY vaccination programme in the Republic of Ireland.
If you are over 14 and have not had this vaccine at school or from your GP you can still get it if:
- You are starting university for the first time and aged under 25
- You were born after 1st September 1996 (England and Wales) or born after 2 July 1996 (Northern Ireland)
- You are in Scottish School year S3 to S6