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  • Whooping cough reported in Hamilton County

    Whooping cough reported in Hamilton County
    A growing number of whooping cough cases have been reported in Hamilton County. A total of seven cases of pertussis have been reported at five Hamilton Southeastern schools. The bacteria is spread through coughing and sneezing.  Some people can get it...
  • Area School Districts Lose Money on Whooping Cough Absences

    Area School Districts Lose Money on Whooping Cough Absences
    School districts in the Sacramento area are scrambling to get their students immunized for whooping cough as required by state health officials.  Kids held out of class because they don't have the state mandated shots could cost districts big bucks....
  • Doctors call for preventive measures in wake of pertussis outbreaks

    Doctors call for preventive measures in wake of pertussis outbreaks
    When a series of whooping cough cases spread through a northwest suburban high school this fall, school officials knew they had to act quickly to try to stem the outbreak. Cleaning crews at Cary-Grove High School scrubbed down and repeatedly sanitized...
  • Carmel Clay Schools alert parents of whooping cough

    Carmel Clay Schools alert parents of whooping cough
    An announcement was sent to parents of Carmel Clay Schools students Monday informing them a case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, was identified in the school district.   The letter states some children and staff members may have been...
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    Tobacco sales compliance The health department's Learn to Live program offers to retailers a tobacco sales compliance kit. The kit includes a training guide that explains Maryland's tobacco laws. It's illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the...
  • Schools not reporting increased cases of whooping cough

    Schools not reporting increased cases of whooping cough
    The rise of whooping cough cases being reported around the nation hasn't made its way to local schools. Just two cases of pertussis, which is known as whooping cough, were reported in Newport News Public Schools this year according to Daria Weber, the...
  • All adults urged to get pertussis vaccine

    All adults urged to get pertussis vaccine
    While whooping cough is running rampant in Washington State among school-age children, the number of cases in Virginia is holding steady. Still, the state Health Department was sufficiently concerned this spring to introduce free TdaP, or pertussis,...
  • County reminds 7th graders to get vaccinated

    County reminds 7th graders to get vaccinated
    SAN DIEGO – Before returning to class, students entering the seventh grade need to have been immunized against whooping cough, county health officials said Wednesday.  San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) officials urged parents...
  • LAUSD Offers Free Whooping Cough Vaccines to Students

    LAUSD Offers Free Whooping Cough Vaccines to Students
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles Unified School District is offering free whooping cough vaccines to students ahead of the start of the new school year. The vaccine, also called Tdap, is required for all students starting in seventh grade for...
  • Flu season is around the corner -- shots are available now!

    Flu season is around the corner -- shots are available now!
     Flu season in the United States can begin as early as October and can continue through mid-May, with the highest concentration of cases occurring between December and April. Flu symptoms include headache, body aches, fever, fatigue, sore throat and dry...
  • Snohomish County sees near-record number of whooping cough cases

    Snohomish County sees near-record number of whooping cough cases
    The number of people with whooping cough in Washington state has reached epidemic levels, with areas such as Snohomish County seeing the highest number of cases in 30 years. According to Snohomish County Health District officials, there are now more than...