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Published on January 04, 2017. Last modified on September 11, 2018
Schools and Daycare Centers
Pertussis can cause illnesses in daycare and school-age children ranging from mild cough to severe disease. It is highly infectious from the beginning of symptom onset until 2 weeks after the cough begins without antibiotic treatment.
For more information about pertussis, please call the Monterey County Health Department’s Communicable Disease Unit at 831-755-4521.
To report a suspected outbreak, please call the Monterey County Health Department’s Epidemiology & Surveillance Unit at 831-755-4698.
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