By Kayla McCaine
New Texas law requires new and transfer students entering a college or university to show proof that they’ve been vaccinated against meningitis in the previous five years.
Bacterial meningitis vaccines are being distributed at Walgreens, CVS, doctors’s offices, and at the Goodwill Clinic. These locations provide immunization services to children up to 18 years old.
The Goodwill Clinic is located at 727 N.W. Loop 410, 78216. The clinic can be contacted at (210)525-0059.
The fee for students 18 and under with Medicaid, is $14.85, with health coverage. Students above 18 may qualify for voucher from Café College to waive the cost of the vaccine. To receive the voucher you must be a high school graduate. For more information, Café College can be contacted (210)207-4528.