For Spanish Speakers
Fact sheets (Hojas informativas)
These Spanish-language materials focus on whooping cough (pertussis) symptoms, diagnosis, and prevention.
Whooping Cough and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent it [2 pages]
(Información para los padres: Tosferina (pertussis))
This web page describes symptoms of infection as well as benefits and risks of vaccination.
Recognizing and Preventing Whooping Cough (Pertussis) (3:24 minutes, Date Released: 4/13/2015)
(Reconocimiento y prevención de la tosferina)
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.
Mom, You’ll Always Protect Your Little Miracle [1.41 MB, 1 page]
(Mamá tú siempre protegerás a tu pequeño milagro)
This 18″ x 24″ poster explains that when pregnant women get the whooping cough vaccine during their third trimester, they will pass antibodies to their babies before birth. This allows babies to be born with protection against whooping cough.
(If you want high-resolution formats for commercial printing in Spanish, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Whooping Cough Public Service Announcement (0:30 minutes, Date Released: 4/13/2015)
(Anuncio de servicio público sobre la tosferina)
This 30 second PSA encourages pregnant women to get the whooping cough vaccine, called Tdap, during the third trimester of each pregnancy in order to pass antibodies to their babies so they are born with protection against this serious disease.