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  • WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases (SUMMARY)

    Source: http://www.postcrescent.com/article/...whooping-cough

    Appleton schools confirm whooping cough
    Officials report 42 infected by whooping cough
    11:00 PM, Jan. 12, 2012

    APPLETON — Whooping cough has been confirmed at nine Appleton schools and at least 42 people have been infected, according to the Appleton Health Department.

    On Thursday, Health Officer Kurt Eggebrecht said whooping cough has been identified at Berry Elementary School, Classical School, Ferber Elementary School, Huntley Elementary School, Kaleidoscope Academy, North High School, Roosevelt Middle School, St. Joseph Middle School and West High School..

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    Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases- Appleton outbreak

    Source: http://www.therepublic.com/view/stor...Cough-Ashland/

    Ashland County officials say they now have 10 whooping cough cases

    * THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    * First Posted: January 13, 2012 - 9:42 am
    Last Updated: January 13, 2012 - 9:42 am


    ASHLAND, Wis. — Ashland County now has 10 cases of whooping cough.

    Cyndi Zach, the public health administrator for the county health and human services department, says the cases include nine students in the Ashland School District and one adult...

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      Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases- Appleton & Ashland Co. outbreaks

      Source: http://www.wqow.com/story/16517640/h...h-cases-way-up

      Health Department says whooping cough cases way up

      Eau Claire (WQOW)- A local health department says whooping cough cases were way up in 2011, and are already in double digits to begin 2012.

      The Eau Claire County Health Department says so far this winter, 59 cases were reported; 13 of those cases have been just this year...

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        Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases- Appleton & Ashland/Eau Claire Counties outbreaks

        Source: http://www.wiscnews.com/reedsburgtim...871e3ce6c.html

        Whooping cough arrives in Baraboo
        Tim Damos, News Republic | Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 3:30 am |

        Public health officials are advising that people in the Baraboo area should get vaccinations or revaccinate themselves against whooping cough after several recent cases of the bacterial disease were diagnosed locally...

        ...She said five cases recently were diagnosed in the Baraboo area, two of which were suffered by students in the Baraboo School District. Students who have been diagnosed have been quarantined and treated, Bodendein said...

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          Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases- Appleton & Ashland/Eau Claire Counties outbreaks

          Source: http://www.weau.com/news/headlines/W...138167719.html

          Updated: 7:01 PM Jan 26, 2012
          Whooping cough case reported
          One case of whooping cough reported at Montessori Charter School
          Posted: 6:58 PM Jan 26, 2012
          Reporter: Courtney Everett
          Email Address: courtney.everett@weau.com

          WEAU) – Pertussis, otherwise known as whooping cough has come to the Chippewa Valley Montessori Charter School.

          “One case has been confirmed in the Eau Claire Montessori School and in a child. And we are currently contacting the family members of the child,” said Director of the Health Department, Richard Thoune.

          Principal Todd Johnson sent a letter out to inform parents...

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            Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases- Appleton & Ashland/Eau Claire Counties outbreaks

            Source: http://www.wdtimes.com/news/local/ar...871e3ce6c.html


            1 case of pertussis in school district (Dodge and Jefferson counties)
            Posted: Friday, January 27, 2012 11:30 am
            by Jen Zettel

            There is one confirmed case of pertussis in the Watertown Unified School District, Superintendent Cassandra Schug confirmed Thursday...

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            • #7
              Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases

              Source: http://www.nbc15.com/health/headline...138566239.html

              Posted: 9:27 AM Feb 2, 2012
              Whooping Cough Numbers Remain High In Dane County
              According to Public Health-Madison & Dane County, Whooping Cough numbers remain high. Inadequate vaccination rates may be a factor.

              Posted Thursday, February 2, 2012 --- 9:25 a.m.

              Press Release from Public Health-Madison & Dane County:

              Madison WI – February 2, 2012 - There were 22 cases of pertussis reported in Dane County in December, and 20 cases reported in January, with a handful more waiting for confirmation. Normally we would expect no more than 2 or 3 cases per month...

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                Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                Source: http://www.wqow.com/story/16663486/w...n-pepin-county

                Whooping cough cases reported in local school district
                Posted: Feb 02, 2012 3:44 PM EST
                By Trent Artus - bio | email

                Durand (WQOW) - An area school district is keeping an eye on a handful of whooping cough cases.

                The Pepin County Health Department has confirmed five cases of whooping cough in the Durand Area School District. All the cases are from the past four or five weeks. The health department says for the most part the cases aren't related. The school district has put information on its web site letting parents know what to look for...

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                  Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                  Source: http://www.wqow.com/story/16700243/m...being-reported

                  More whooping cough cases reported
                  Posted: Feb 07, 2012 10:30 PM EST
                  By Jerry Gallagher

                  Eau Claire County (WQOW) - More whooping cough cases are being reported.

                  The Eau Claire City-County Health Department says it's had 10 new cases so far this month. There have been 81 altogether since mid-November. Most have been coming from Eau Claire, Fall Creek and Altoona...

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                    Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                    Source: http://waukesha.patch.com/articles/w...aukesha-county

                    Whooping Cough Cases Increase in Waukesha County

                    County health department official recommends families be alert for symptoms and get vaccinations.

                    * By Amy Gilgenbach
                    * Email the author
                    * 5:30 am

                    Six cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, have been confirmed in the School District of Waukesha since October, according to the Waukesha County Division of Public Health...

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                    • #11
                      Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                      Source: http://www.wbay.com/story/16926354/2...ng-cough-cases

                      Appleton Schools Report More Whooping Cough Cases
                      Updated: Feb 13, 2012 6:43 PM EST
                      By Jason Zimmerman - email
                      Appleton -

                      More cases of pertussis -- known as whooping cough -- have been reported in Appleton.

                      It comes as city health officials also deal with a confirmed case of tuberculosis at North High School. That confirmed case of tuberculosis was reported last week...

                      ...The number of cases of pertussis in the school district was up to 69 Monday, with a number of suspected cases still being tested...

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                      • #12
                        Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                        Source: http://www.fox21online.com/news/whoo...chool-district

                        Whooping Cough Cases Close South Shore School District
                        Wed, 02/15/2012 - 10:33am
                        FOX 21 News

                        PORT WING - The South Shore School District will be closed Thursday, February 16th as they deal with an outbreak of whooping cough.

                        The district's superintendent tells FOX 21 News 25-30 percent of the student body is out sick with either a confirmed case of whooping cough or symptoms...

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                          Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                          Source: http://www.fox11online.com/dpp/news/...no-high-school

                          Whooping cough case at Shawano High School

                          Updated: Friday, 17 Feb 2012, 3:00 PM CST
                          Published : Friday, 17 Feb 2012, 3:00 PM CST

                          SHAWANO - Shawano High School officials are letting parents know about a case of whooping cough in a student...

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                            Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                            Source: http://www.wauwatosanow.com/news/139901523.html

                            Tosa officials stress vaccinations after rise in whooping cough cases
                            By Stefanie Scott
                            Feb. 21, 2012 5:17 p.m. | 0 comments


                            Outbreaks of whooping cough have made children sick in Wauwatosa during the past six weeks, so the Wauwatosa Health Department is reminding people to get vaccinated to prevent the further spread of the disease.

                            The initial cases involved people who live outside of Wauwatosa but are enrolled in local schools and day care facilities, Nursing Supervisor Lori Nielson said. They passed the disease onto children who live within the city...

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                            • #15
                              Re: WI: 2012 Whooping cough cases

                              Source: http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.co...|text|WRT-News

                              Whooping cough confirmed at Wood County school
                              11:00 PM, Feb. 21, 2012 |

                              A Wood County health official confirmed Tuesday a case of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, at the Wood County Alternative School...

                              ...There have been 15 confirmed and seven suspected cases of pertussis in Wood County from the beginning of the year through Monday, said Diane Rodd, a public health nurse with the department...

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