For Immediate Release September 11, 2012 Southeastern Idaho Public Health Provides FREE Tdap Vaccine to Uninsured Adults Southeastern Idaho Public Health will be providing FREE Tdap (pertussis) vaccinations for adults 19 years and older that are uninsured. The free vaccine was donated by Sanofi Pasteur to help prevent the spread of pertussis. Pertussis (whooping cough) is a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes violent coughing. Pertussis can affect infants, children, teens, and adults. If you are an uninsured adult needing a Tdap vaccination, please call 233-9080 for an appointment today! Protect yourself and your community by getting vaccinated! ### For further information regarding this release, please contact Tracy McCulloch at Southeastern Idaho Public Health at 208-239-5250. Bannock County • 1901 Alvin Ricken Dr. • Pocatello, Idaho 83201 • Phone 208.233.9080 • Fax 208.234.7169 siphidaho.org • twitter.com/siphidaho • facebook.com/siphidaho Every day, in every way, empowering & improving health!