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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Pertussis (whooping cough) fact sheets (2010)

Author

Public Health Division

Publisher

Department of Health Western Australia

City

Perth

Type

Resource package

 

Description

This resource package produced by WA Health contains brochures, factsheets and information on whooping cough (pertussis):

The resources provide information on what whooping cough is, how it is contracted and who should be vaccinated, including grandparents and close family and friends who may be in regular contact with the baby.

Whooping cough (pertussis) vaccinations are available free for all Western Australian parents of newborn babies until 30 June 2011. The vaccines are available from maternity hospitals and community health immunisation centres.

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Contact details

Communicable Disease Control Directorate (CDCD)
Public Health Division
WA Health
Ph: (08) 9388 4878
Fax: (08) 9388 4888
Email: cdc@health.wa.gov.au

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Last updated: 30 May 2012
 
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