Posted: Dec 16, 2010 11:37 AM by Greg Boyce
The Colorado Department of Health is recommending that adults who will have contact with infants in the near future, get a vaccination against pertussis, commonly called whooping cough.
Colorado is among several states that have seen a notable increase in the number of pertussis cases reported this year.
The state health department recommends people who are caring for an infant or are a member of a household with an infant, should be vaccinated. This includes
People should contact their pharmacy, health care provider's office or local public health agency for vaccinations.