Increased Pertussis In Our Communities

Pertussis or better known as whooping cough continues to be on the rise in Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille Counties.  To date there have been 9 lab confirmed whooping cough cases reported to Northeast Tri County Health District.  The majority of cases are occurring in the under immunized population.

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