Whooping Cough Reported in Tioga County
Tioga County Health officials say they have been getting an increasing number of reports of Whooping Cough in the county.
The respiratory disease is highly contagious and is categorized by its unique high-pitched sound following rapid coughing.
Families who notice the cough are urged to contact their provider immediately and to avoid contact with other people, staying home from school or work.
Anyone with questions can contact their doctor or local health department.