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Where can I get vaccinated against pertussis?

Call your healthcare provider. Or see our kids’ immunization or adults’ immunization pages for pharmacies and other locations that give vaccinations. Some locations may offer free or low-cost vaccination.

What is the treatment?

A person with pertussis is contagious until they have taken an antibiotic for 5 full days.

What are the symptoms?

Symptoms usually begin 5-10 days after being exposed to a contagious person. Pertussis typically starts with mild cold symptoms.