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Remember to Get Vaccinated Against Pertussis
Posted By darryl On June 30, 2013 @ 8:00 am In Regional News | No Comments
CHILLICOTHE, MO — The Livingston County Health Center is encouraging residents to get vaccinated against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis — vaccine protection which fades with time. All adults 19 and older who have not previously received a Tdap vaccine need a booster shot. Experts recommend adults receive a tetanus and diphtheria booster (called Td) every 10 years and substitute a Tdap vaccine for one of the boosters. The dose of
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