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. We encourage you to share them with your families, friends and/or patients to help raise awareness of this disease.
The Right Thing to Do (2015)
Parents who lost their children to meningococcal disease encourage families to learn about vaccination. It’s the right thing to do.
The Right Thing to Do
M.O.M.s Claudette, Jan, Patti and Deb lost their daughters to meningococcal disease.
The Right Thing to Do: Serogroup B
Parents who lost their children to serogroup B meningococcal disease educate families about the recent availability of vaccines to protect against it.
The Butterfly Audio PSA
Download the full butterfly song. Music, lyrics and performance by Paul Hampton for NMA.
Get Vaccinated (2011)
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 (2009)
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 (2009)
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.