MADISON (WKOW) -- Before school is out for summer, state health officials are again encouraging everyone to get vaccinated for pertussis, also known as whooping cough.
We're in the midst of an outbreak in Wisconsin with more than 1,500 confirmed cases so far.
Health officials say the vaccine is the best way to protect against the disease.
Officials note that children will need to be immunized for summer camps and other programs that start in the next few weeks.
For more information about whooping cough and vaccination recommendations, click here.
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