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Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

In January, the St. Louis County Health Department announced it was looking into a number of cases of pertussis (whooping cough) in the region, including several in Parkway schools. Parents in the affected schools have been notified and school nurses are monitoring the situation, working closely with the St. Louis County Health Department. 

More information on pertussis can be found on the Parkway Web site by clicking on: http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/news/stories.cfm?ID=7EFBA1A7-1279-93A5-5DC4137CD76F472F. If you have additional questions, contact your school nurse or family doctor.