Whooping Cough Outbreak

 Alberta Health Services is asking everyone who is not immunized against whooping cough (Pertussis)  to get immunized immediately.
 
An outbreak of the illness has been declared in the west part of the South Zone in areas outside of Lethbridge from Fort Macleod to Coaldale, after 12 cases were diagnosed this week alone, according to Dr. Vivian Suttorp. Please read this letter from Alberta Health Services regarding this outbreak.