It is important to send historical diseases back to the historical record. Adults and children need their immunizations.

Each Village has a health professional who can give shots. Vaccinations are also available in Bethel at Public Health, Family Clinic, or Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp.

APRN Alaska News

Whooping cough cases on the rise in Southcentral [sic] Alaska
By Shane Iverson, KYUK

BETHEL, AK (2006-10-11) Confirmed cases of whooping cough are on the rise in southwestern parts of the state. Children under 12 months old are particularly at risk. But health officials say the key to preventing the spread of the disease is adult vaccinations.

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