For Everyone

These materials focus on whooping cough (pertussis) awareness and prevention in general or across the lifespan.

Fact sheet

Whooping Cough: Questions and Answers

Whooping Cough: Questions and Answers [4 pages]
This 8-1/2″ x 11″ fact sheet provides information from the Immunization Action Coalition about whooping cough and vaccines to prevent it.

Graphics

Graphic depicting young children, preteens, pregnant women, and adults, all of which need whooping cough vaccines.

People of All Ages Need Whooping Cough Vaccines
This graphic highlights CDC’s whooping cough vaccination recommendations for young children, preteens, pregnant women, and adults.

This graphic is also available in Spanish.

Whooping cough outbreak. Get your Tdap shot.

Whooping Cough – Get your Tdap shot
This graphic highlights getting a Tdap vaccine during a whooping cough outbreak.

Podcast

Mother holding infant

Recognizing and Preventing Whooping Cough (Pertussis) (3:15 minutes, Date Released: 1/22/2015)
This podcast provides information about the symptoms of whooping cough and how vaccines can help prevent this serious disease for people of all ages. It is especially important for those who will have close contact with a baby to be up to date with their whooping cough vaccine.

This podcast is also available in Spanish.