Health district notes whooping cough case at Lake Roosevelt


The Grant County County Health District warned in an alert Tuesday that one of two cases in the county of a potentially serious, contagious illness involved a student at Lake Roosevelt Schools.

Grant County Health Officer Dr. Alexander Brzezny issued the the alert to the Grant County media, stating that health district staff are investigating two Grant County residents with laboratory-confirmed whooping cough, also known as pertussis.

The other case involves a student at Port Orchard Elementary in Moses Lake.

“Exposure letters have been distributed at impacted schools,” the alert notes...

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