And before you jump all over her for mentioning Shirley Bassey, don’t worry, it makes sense in context, and believe me, Rachel Shukert knows who Jerry Herman is.
Got my meningitis vaccine this morning. Took just a few minutes and cost nothing. Gay men in NYC, don’t wait to do this. Meningitis is a horrible disease that can be passed through casual contact — you don’t need to be having anonymous sex to get it. In the NY Times piece about the outbreak, someone is quoted as saying that each immunization saves four people, so you’re not just helping yourself, you’re doing your part for the greater good.
The city has free immunization clinics in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens.