Whooping Cough poster for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Persons
Everyone can get whooping cough
Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
- Protect your baby
- Look out
- Stop the spread
- Everyone can get whooping cough and babies can die from it.
- Keep people with a cough away from your baby.
- Make sure your baby has the whooping cough needle at 2, 4 and 6 months old. Your baby can have the first needle at 6 weeks old.
- Older kids should have a booster needle when they are 4 and 13 years old.
- Adults can also have a booster needle.
- The vaccinations are free for your baby.
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Page last modified: 12 July, 2013