Symptoms of pertussis include running nose, possible low-grade fever and a mild but irritating cough lasting 1-2 weeks. Area hospitals and clinics have been notified and are receiving regular updates.
The pertussis vaccine I the best way to protect your family from pertussis or whooping cough. The Lincoln County Health Department reminds Parents, now is a good time to review your child immunization records and make sure everything is up to date. If you have questions about whooping cough, you should call the Lincoln County Health Department at 536-0307