According to the CDC their have been a number of cases and outbreaks of meningitis.
Especially on college campuses.
Minot State, along with First District health and the state health department are prepared for such an event.
On Thursday they partnered to offer students free meningococcal B vaccines.
The vaccine protects students from getting meningitis.
The university also staged the free clinic as if there was an actual outbreak.
“We generally see more disease or you’re more likely to get in communities that associate closely together, so people that are in sports teams, share water bottles, who live together,” said vaccine manager with the North Dakota Department of Health Abbi Berg.
She adds that meningitis is a very serious infection that can lead to death.