Crestwood School Warned After 2 Children Diagnosed With Whooping CoughTwo children in the southwest suburbs have come down with the highly contagious illness pertussis, or whooping cough, and a school has warned other parents about it.
Tdap Vaccine Required For Illinois Preteens, TeensIt's time for parents to think about back-to-school shots for their children, and that includes high school students.
Rise In Whooping Cough Preventable With Vaccinations: Health ChiefIllinois’ top health official says myths about vaccination may be one reason why this state is seeing so many new cases of “whooping cough.”
Whooping Cough Vaccinations Mandated For Students Entering Grades 6, 9Students entering grades 6 and 9 in Illinois have until Oct. 15 to be vaccinated for whooping cough.
Evanston Reports Whooping Cough CasesEvanston Township High School has alerted parents and students to some confirmed cases of pertussis or whooping cough among students.
Lake County Warning Of Whooping Cough OutbreakLake County health officials are warning of an outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough.
Whooping Cough Outbreak Spreads To Multiple Collar CountiesIllinois Department of Public Health officials are seeing the worst whooping cough outbreak in years.
Spike In Whooping Cough Cases Continues In McHenry CountyThis week has brought more reports of whooping cough in McHenry County, and the numbers have reached the three-figure range.
Whooping Cough Cases In McHenry County SpreadingAn outbreak of whooping cough in McHenry County’s school system has now spread to the general public, according to the health department.
Whooping Cough Cases In McHenry County Now At 29It's a highly contagious disease and it was once nearly eradicated, but now whooping cough is making a comeback in our area. New numbers out Thursday show 29 confirmed cases in McHenry County alone
Whooping Cough Cases Jump To 22 At Cary-Grove High SchoolThe number of cases of whooping cough at a northwest suburban high school has more than doubled.
Lake County Sees Whooping Cough Boom Lake County Public Health officials are concerned about a sharp spike in whooping cough cases since September.