NC Public Health Alert: Increase in Pertussis Cases

The North Carolina Division of Public Health is working with local health departments to investigate recently reported pertussis cases. Since Nov. 1, 2017, statewide 134 cases have been identified and additional cases are under investigation. A majority of cases are associated with outbreaks in Henderson, Orange and Wake counties, and have occurred primarily in school-aged children. Learn more about the reported cases and the Division of Public Health’s recommendations.

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