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Academy Reports Case Of Whooping Cough – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 3/4/2020 at 2:57pm

Transylvania Public Health (TPC) has confirmed one case of whooping cough at Brevard Academy.

Brevard Academy Director Ted Duncan sent out a letter alerting parents to the case on Sunday, and children who were identified as having close contact with the diagnosed student were notified in a separate letter.

“We are following recommendations from the Transylvania County Health Department in terms of extra custodial care, cleaning and disinfecting,” Duncan said. “We had all of our staff members and teachers remind students about the importance of washing hands and we’ve communicated...

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