Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Pertussis is a very contagious respiratory disease that can infect any person, but is worse in infants and small children. Pertussis can be prevented by getting a Pertussis vaccine. Contact the health department or your medical provider for the vaccine. For more information, please see the Department of Public Health fact sheet on Pertussis.
Pertussis Fact Sheet
Influenza (the “flu”)
Influenza is a respiratory virus that can cause illness ranging from mild to severe. The illness is worse in those people with chronic health conditions. A vaccine is available to help prevent influenza. Contact the health department or your medical provider for the vaccine. For more information, please see the Department of Public Health fact sheet on influenza.
Influenza Fact Sheet
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