Case Of Whooping Cough Confirmed At Hall High In West Hartford

West Hartford school officials said a Hall High School student has come down with a confirmed case of a pertussis, which is also know as whooping cough.

In an email to the community Friday, they said they were not aware of any other students having whooping cough at the moment.

They are asking parents to remain vigilant for any symptoms and to contact the child’s health care provider in the event.

The email also said: “It is also a good idea to make sure your child is up to date on his or her vaccines to protect against pertussis.”

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