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Thanks for help in fighting pertussis

...and the Juneau School District combined their efforts and on Dec. 16 and 17 offered free Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) immunizations at Floyd Dryden and Dzantil'i Heeni middle schools. More than 800 immunizations were given over those two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020809/nei_385926783.shtml
Several cases of whooping cough reported in Juneau schools

...confirmed cases in Juneau schools of pertussis, also known as "whooping cough...Bartlett said.More information on pertussis is available on the State of Alaska Section...www.epi.alaska.gov/id/dod/pertussis/pertussis.htm.? Contact reporter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-24/several-cases-whooping-cough-reported-j
Local
SEARHC encourages prevention against whooping cough

...Alaskans make sure they have a current pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination.In July...are expected in Southeast Alaska."Pertussis is very contagious," said Dr. Russ...not in all cases. In extreme cases, pertussis can cause death (usually among infants...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-01/searhc-encourages-prevention-against-wh
State
Photo: Whooping cough vaccinations

...Tdap vaccine Tuesday at Floyd Dryden Middle School. The clinic will move to Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School from 2 to 8 p.m. today. There have been a growing number of Pertussis (whooping cough) cases reported in Juneau this year.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121708/loc_368579052.shtml
Vaccination fees waived in August

...protects those around you."Alaska saw a pertussis (whooping cough) epidemic in 2012...of Epidemiology. "There are cases of pertussis and chicken pox every year," she said...protects against Tetanus, Diptheria and Pertussis - should get that," she said. "Tdap...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/vaccination-fees-waived-august
Local
My Turn: Fall - the season for back-to-school, new beginnings and heathcare opportunities

...include depression screening for adolescents and adults, STI counseling for adolescents and adults, and immunizations such as pertussis vaccine to prevent whooping cough, polio vaccine, and meningococcal vaccine to prevent many types of meningitis. Checking...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-25/my-turn-fall-season-back-school-new-b
Opinion
My Turn: Vaccinate: Don't put children at risk

...annually from the infection.Prior to pertussis (whooping cough) immunization...150,000 and 260,000 cases of pertussis were reported each year in the United...of outbreaks. Alaska's current pertussis epidemic - and recent pertussis-related...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-26/my-turn-vaccinate-dont-put-children-r
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...what divides us." Thumbs down to the two confirmed and three suspected cases of "whooping cough," officially known as pertussis, in Juneau schools. The sickness is a highly contagious disease, which starts with symptoms like those of a common cold...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-25/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...vaccine-preventable diseases, including pertussis (whooping cough), measles, chicken...vaccine-preventable diseases, including pertussis (whooping cough), measles, chicken...vaccine-preventable diseases, including pertussis (whooping cough), measles, chicken...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041499/Com_vaccines.shtml
Vaccinate now

...immunization standards. In addition to existing immunization requirements that protect children against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), measles, rubella and polio, children in grades K-12 will be required to be immunized against mumps...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012201/Ope_Letters4.html
Opinion

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