Pertussis, also called whooping cough, is a respiratory infection that can cause coughing and choking spells which can last for weeks and even months.
- The best way to protect yourself and your family is to get immunized.
- Ensure that your children have had all their pertussis shots, as well as their high school booster shot.
- Adults can receive a free Adacel shot that protects against pertussis, tetanus and diphtheria.
- You can receive this shot from your healthcare provider or with us at Clinic Services.
Educate yourself about Pertussis — Fact Sheet
To book an appointment, or to check your immunization status,
please contact a vaccine nurse at 519.355.1071 ext 5900.