ACT Health offers free Whooping Cough vaccination to pregnant women

ACT Health is offering a free Pertussis (Whooping Cough) vaccination to pregnant women in the ACT.  ACT Health has noted an increase in the incidence of pertussis in the ACT, with a large number of cases occurring amongst school aged children. A similar increase has been observed in NSW.  For further information, see the link below.

http://www.health.act.gov.au/sites/default/files/Fact%20Sheet%20-%20Pertussis%20(whooping%20cough)%20-%20Vaccination%20for%20pregnant%20women…15.pdf