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Whooping cough spikes in Placer County

Twice as many cases of whooping cough -- a disease once thought by health officials to be in decline -- were reported to the California Department of Public Health during 2013 as d ...

Medical professionals debate over Tdap vaccine

Local medical professionals have varying opinions about a state-mandated vaccine, while a school official says an extension recently signed by the governor could help transition in ...

Flu, cough vaccine clinics offered

Placer County Community Health, in collaboration with the California Department of Public Health and school districts in Placer County, is offering five, no-cost vaccination clinic ...