11 cases of whooping cough in Port Macquarie-Hastings area prompts health warning

Letitia Fitzpatrick
By Letitia Fitzpatrick
Updated April 1 2019 - 9:41pm, first published March 29 2019 - 5:00pm
The Mid North Coast Local Health District is urging all pregnant women and parents to be aware of the symptoms of whooping cough and ensure children are vaccinated on time. File photo.

The Mid North Coast Local Health District is urging all pregnant women and parents to be aware of the symptoms of whooping cough and ensure they and their children are vaccinated on time.

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Letitia Fitzpatrick

Letitia Fitzpatrick

Senior journalist, Wauchope Gazette

Worked as a journalist and assistant producer for BBC news and current affairs in the UK, Ulster Television, Q Radio and the Irish News in Northern Ireland. Moved to Australia and joined Fairfax Media in 2016. Won a Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship award in 2018 for reporting the Pappinbarra bushfires and the subsequent Rotary appeal which raised $30,000.

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