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Whooping Cough (pertussis) in Washington

Pertussis or Whooping cough is an illness that causes a severe cough and may last for months. Vaccination is the best protection.

Key Pertussis/Whooping Cough Messages for Providers (PDF) (04/15/2015)

Pertussis Letter to Providers from Dr. Scott Lindquist (PDF) (04/15/2015)


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About the Vaccine

Whooping Cough Activity and Surveillance

Cases in Washington State in 2016 (PDF)
This weekly report includes the current number of whooping cough cases for the state and each county.

Pertussis 2015 annual summary (PDF)
This report reflects pertussis activity in Washington in 2015.