Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District

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RAPPAHANNOCK-RAPIDAN HEALTH DISTRICT ADVISES RESIDENTS OF INCREASE IN PERTUSSIS CASES IN THE COMMUNITY

October 30, 2019

(Warrenton, Va.) — The Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District (RRHD) is informing Fauquier residents of a recent spike in reported pertussis (commonly referred to as whooping cough) cases among Fauquier children. Since mid-September, the RRHD has investigated a total of 25 reports of pertussis illness in children with ages ranging from under 1 to 17 years. Last year there were 10 cases reported in the five-county health district. More>>>

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