Public Health and Environment News

Public Health and Environment News

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease.  It is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. Pertussis is known for uncontrollable, violent coughing which often makes it hard to breathe. The best way to protect against pertussis is immunization.

Important News Regarding Public Health Services in Elbert County

Elbert County has contracted with Tri-County Public Health to assist in provision of services. As we progress in our services plan we will post more details to this web site. In the meantime please contact our office directly with any questions at 303-621-3149, option 0.

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