It’s time for parents to think about back-to-school shots for their children, and that includes high school students.
Illinois’ top health official says myths about vaccination may be one reason why this state is seeing so many new cases of “whooping cough.”
Students entering grades 6 and 9 in Illinois have until Oct. 15 to be vaccinated for whooping cough.
Evanston Township High School has alerted parents and students to some confirmed cases of pertussis or whooping cough among students.
Lake County health officials are warning of an outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough.
Illinois Department of Public Health officials are seeing the worst whooping cough outbreak in years.
This week has brought more reports of whooping cough in McHenry County, and the numbers have reached the three-figure range.
An outbreak of whooping cough in McHenry County’s school system has now spread to the general public, according to the health department.
It’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
The number of cases of whooping cough at a northwest suburban high school has more than doubled.
A large cluster of whooping cough cases has been identified among middle school students in Highland Park.
Thirteen cases were reported, but the outbreak appears to have ended, school officials say.