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Where To Go To Get Immunized Against Whooping Cough

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LOS ANGELES (CBS2/AP) — With more than 6,200 cases of whooping cough reported in California, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Wednesday recommended that those 65 or older who are around infants get vaccinated.

Health officials believe elderly caregivers play a small role in spreading the contagious infection to infants. Below is a list of resources.

Los Angeles County
Call 211 for information or visit:
» Department of Public Health for the County Of Los Angeles

Long Beach
Call (562) 570-4315 for information or visit:
» The Department of Health & Human Services

Pasadena
Call (626) 744-6121 for information or visit:
» Pasadena Public Health Department

Orange County
Call (800) 564-8448 for information or visit:
» Orange County Health Care Agency

Riverside County
Call (800) 720-9553 for information or visit:
» Riverside County Department of Public Health

San Bernardino County
Call (800) 722-4777 for information or visit:
» County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health

Ventura County
Call (805) 981-5221 for more information or visit:
» County of Ventura Public Health Department

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