NLRHS reports case of whooping cough

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The North Little Rock School District has released a warning about Pertussis, or whooping cough, at North Little Rock High School.

Pertussis is a disease with cold-like symptoms and possibly a low-grade fever. The CDC says it's most dangerous for babies.

The school district says it's following instructions from the State Health Department.

The Health Department says statewide it's not seeing an unusual number of cases. 

 

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