District Notifies Community of Whooping Cough

May 16, 2017

Parents, guardians, staff, and community members,

We wanted to make you aware that we now have two confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough) in the high school.   The district is following the contagious disease protocol and working through the county health department. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your building nurse or the Wapello County Public Health at 641-682-5434. Find out more information by clinking the link to the pertussis home page at the Center for Disease Control. Thank you for your patience and attention to this matter.

Superintendent Kooiker

CDC Pertussis Information