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Tdap (Whooping Cough) Booster Shot

Find out what you need to do to make sure your child can enroll in school in the fall. A California school immunization law (AB 354) requires all students entering grades 7 to 12 to show proof of a Tdap (pertussis) booster shot. Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is a highly infectious disease that is on the rise in pre-teens and teens. Find out more about the booster shot requirement.