If you are pregnant or a caregiver for an infant, ask for the Tdap (pertussis) vaccination!
Whooping cough (pertussis) is a respiratory infection that can cause severe coughing or trouble breathing. About half of infants who get whooping cough are hospitalized!
Create a circle of protection around your baby. Four out of five babies who get whooping cough catch it from someone at home.
Everyone needs to be vaccinated:
Make sure your baby gets all 5 doses of whooping cough vaccine on time.
Your baby needs whooping cough vaccine at:
Get vaccinated from your healthcare provider or at one of our clinics.
Last reviewed April 28, 2023