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By Tim Leeds 

Whooping cough diagnosed in Big Sandy


Chouteau County Health Department posted a letter on its Facebook page today reporting that a person from Big Sandy recently was diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough.

"The Chouteau County Health Department is working to identify close contacts, and ensure their evaluation and treatment," the letter said. "Unvaccinated close contacts or close contacts with symptoms need to be treated in order to lessen further spread of this disease."

The Health Department is following the Centers for Disease Control and Montana Department of Health and Human Services guidelines for pertuss...

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