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Meningitis Angels

Meningitis Angels is a national non-profit organization founded in memory of Ryan Wayne Milley, the only child of Bob and Frankie Milley. Ryan’s life was taken at age 18, as a result of meningococcal meningitis/meningococcemia. Click the links below to watch videos, hear from survivors and even those who have lost loved ones to this disease. Make sure you talk to your doctor about the meningitis ACWY and B vaccines.

Meningitis Angels Home Page

Meningitis Angels Videos

What Are Whoopies?

whoopies

Hi! Here’s the story of how Whoopies came to be:
When we were younger, while we were away at summer camp, we caught a bad cough. When we got home we went to the doctor, and she tested us for many things. Luckily, that including Pertussis, or Whooping Cough. Then we waited. Days went by, and we felt pretty good…except for when we coughed. It actually makes a whooping sound when trying to inhale. The cough was horrible!

After each coughing fit we were exhausted and had a sore throat. Pertussis, or Whooping Cough can only be detected if it is caught early in the first couple of weeks, and the test can take up to two more weeks to show a result. We were lucky that our test only took 8 days to show positive results. Home is where we had to stay for 5 days while we took our antibiotics. Whooping Cough is very contagious!

whoopie girls

Bottle cap crafts kept us very busy all those days we  were stuck in our home. We had so much fun creating all different kinds! That is how Whoopies were born, and now WE want to use them to remind YOU to keep up on your vaccines!

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