Free DTaP/Tdap Clinic
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm
Flagview Intermediate School, Auxiliary Gym, 777 Country Club Drive Elko
(775) 687-5162

The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Elko County School District and Immunize Nevada are hosting a free DTaP/Tdap clinic to address the pertussis outbreak (also known as whooping cough) declared in Elko County in late October. As of October 28, Elko County had reported 14 confirmed cases of pertussis since July, compared to 15 total cases of pertussis in Elko County in 2013 and two cases in 2012. 

Children 0-6 years should receive age appropriate DTaP vaccine; adolescents and adults 10-64 should receive a Tdap booster. Pregnant women in their third trimester and those in contact with pregnant women, infants or those with pre-existing health conditions such as asthma, diabetes or heart disease should also receive a Tdap booster.  

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