Public Service Announcements (PSAs)
The following television and radio PSA campaigns feature NMA spokespersons discussing their experiences with meningococcal disease, as well as the importance of education and vaccination.
NMA’s M.O.M. and T.E.A.M. members share their stories to educate others and encourage families to make sure preteens and teens are vaccinated according to CDC recommendations.
Dwight and Linda
Dwight and Linda lost their daughter, Adrienne, to meningococcal disease when she was in high school.
Jaime was a 20-year-old college student when she nearly lost her life to meningococcal disease.
Nick contracted meningococcal disease at age 14 when he was away at summer camp.
Suzanne lost her 10-year-old son, Braden, to meningococcal disease.
Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime
Families affected by meningococcal disease share their stories about how the disease can affect anyone, anywhere, anytime. They encourage families to make sure preteens and teens are vaccinated according to CDC recommendations.
- Video (requires Quicktime): 60 seconds, 30 seconds, 20 seconds, 15 seconds, 10 seconds
- Audio (requires RealPlayer): 60 seconds, 30 seconds, 20 seconds, 15 seconds, 10 seconds
Tito Puente, Jr. Bangs a Drum for NMA
Tito Puente Jr., popular jazz musician and son of the legendary Tito Puente, teamed up with NMA to create these public service announcements in Spanish and English to help educate parents about the importance of preventing meningococcal disease.