For Spanish Speakers
These Spanish-language materials focus on whooping cough (pertussis) symptoms, diagnosis, and prevention.
Whooping Cough and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent it pdf icon[2 pages]
(Información para los padres: Tosferina (pertussis))
This 8-1/2″ x 11″ fact sheet 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.
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.