Ill. March of Dimes Pushes for Daycare Employee Vaccine PoliciesThe March of Dimes says daycare centers ought to have vaccine policies for adults employees.
HPV Vaccine Prevents More Than Cervical CancerBack to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.
Free Whooping Cough Vaccinations Available This Week"It's a very violent disease as far as the cough goes. The cough is persistent, it doesn't go away. You cough so violently that you have difficulty breathing."
Tdap Vaccine Requirement Expanding in IllinoisJunior high and high school students will be required to receive a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis for next school year.
Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise LocallyThere were two confirmed cases this past week at a middle school in West County and doctors at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.
Alton High Schooler Has First Confirmed Whooping Cough CaseStudents have until Oct. 1 to get vaccinated or be kept out of class.
Law Requires New Vaccine for Illinois StudentsThe law being put into effect for the 2012-13 school year requires students to get the Tdap vaccine, a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis.
Time For Back-To-School VaccinationsEducation officials are reminding parents to update their children's immunizations before they head back to school.
Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise89 cases in St. Louis County in 2012.