These materials provide information on how you can help protect your children from whooping cough (pertussis) by following the recommended childhood vaccination schedule.
Tdap Vaccine for Preteens and Teens: Information for Parents pdf icon[1 page]
This 8-1/2″ x 11″ fact sheet answers general questions about the booster shot that protects preteens and teens.
This fact sheet is also available in Spanish pdf icon[2 pages].
Whooping Cough Vaccine Recommendation for Preteens (3:12 minutes, Date Released: 1/22/2015)
This podcast provides information about whooping cough and the recommendation that all preteens receive the Tdap vaccine when they are 11 or 12 to help protect them from this serious disease.
This podcast is also available in Spanish.