Parents notified after pertussis case reported in Spanish Fork school

Posted at 8:55 PM, Apr 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-02 22:55:46-04

SPANISH FORK, Utah – Parents of children in a Utah school district are on alert after a case of whooping cough was reported.

Officials with the Nebo School District said they are tracking one case of pertussis, often called whooping cough.

Parents at Maple Mountain High School have been notified by officials of the issue.

Davis County has seen cases of whooping cough as well. In the month of March, they reported 22 cases. There have been at least 45 cases of whooping cough reported in Utah so far this year.