The Health Department has received a number of questions about Whooping Cough (Pertussis) from Thurston County parents and school staff.
Below is are links to Pertussis fact sheets, an informational letter from our Health Officer, Dr. Diana Yu and to the Thurston County Public Health and Social Services website.
Wooping Cough Fact Sheet [PDF] - English
Wooping Cough Fact Sheet [PDF] - Spanish
Link to Whooping Cough Information Letter [PDF]http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/pertussis/PDF/ThurstonPertussisSchool_Fall2012.pdf
Health Department Whooping Cough (Pertussis) webpage
Last Modified on August 30, 2012