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Whooping Cough

Whooping cough (pertussis) is on the rise in Indiana! Pertussis is a bacterial illness transmitted by nose or throat droplets. Infants can experience serious illness with poor feeding, weight loss slowed or stopped breathing, pneumonia, seizures, or death.

Ensure Your Vaccines are Up to Date!

Practice good cough etiquette and good hand washing practices.

Anyone caring for young children should make sure they are fully immunized against pertussis to prevent spreading this potentially life-threatening illness.

CALL 812-738-3237, Option 1, to make an appointment for your pertussis vaccine!

Visit the CDC for more information