How can the public protect themselves?
Make sure children are up-to-date on their Immunizations. Obtain a Tetanus booster (Tdap) especially close contacts of unvaccinated infants, pregnant and post-partum women. Cover cough and wash hands frequently. For more information please visit the Riverside University Health System Website.

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1. What is Whooping Cough (Pertussis)?
2. What are the symptoms of Whooping Cough?
3. How can the public protect themselves?
4. When should vaccine be given?
5. Where can the public obtain Tdap?
6. How many cases have been reported in Riverside County?
7. Have there been any deaths in Riverside County?
8. What is Riverside County DOPH doing to address the problem?