Whooping Cough Vaccine

Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is highly contagious bacterial disease that is spread through the air by infectious droplets.  Pertussis is a very serious disease for infants who cannot be immunized until they are at least 6 months old.  New parents, grandparents, other family members, and caregivers in contact with infants should get this vaccine.

Whooping Cough Vaccine Information Statement