Mainland outbreak spurs call for whooping cough boosters
By Rob Shikina
Aug. 5, 2012
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Emergency medical technician Kit Ho was one of a handful of Department of Emergency Services workers on Saturday to receive a free whooping cough vaccination, which was administered by DES Director Dr. James Ireland.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM People should get the shot every 10 years, "not only to protect yourself, but your family and friends," Ireland said.