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Whooping Cough and Vaccination

4/09/2014

“Important Pertussis/Whooping Cough Cases and Vaccination"


There has been some cases of pertussis/whooping cough on Thursday Island. All children in grade 8,9,10,11 who have not have a whooping cough vaccine in the last 2 years can get the vaccine for free.

Get a consent form from the school office or go to the PHC to get your young person vaccinated. Vaccination is the best way of preventing the spread of this sickness and keeping everyone in the community healthy.” 

For more information contact the School Nurse on 0467730612 or 07 4212 0267