Whooping Cough — Canada
The Timiskaming Health Unit is investigating 7 cases of whooping cough (pertussis), with exposures at Ecole Catholique Sainte-Croix, Ecole Catholique St-Michel, and Ecole Secondaire Catholique Sainte-Marie. Public Health Nurses are contacting parents and guardians of students who have the highest risk of exposure.
Check with your health care provider or the Timiskaming Health Unit to ensure you and your family are up to date on your whooping cough (pertussis) vaccination. The vaccine is