Officials with the Rockford School District have confirmed a case of whooping cough at Auburn High School.
According to a press release, a letter was sent home last week to families regarding the news. Letters also were sent to families at West View Elementary School and West Middle School regarding probable cases...
Officials at Rockford Public Schools has confirmed a case of pertussis, or whooping cough, at RESA Middle School.
A letter has been sent home to families which encourages parents to look for symptoms of the illness, which include:
- Runny nose
- Low-grade fever
- Cough; if untreated, gradually becomes severe and increases at night; vomiting may occur
Transmission of pertussis can be g