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Pertussis Resource Center for Health Care Professionals

These resources are designed to help you educate your patients about tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap), the dangers of pertussis, and the importance of adult pertussis vaccination. Feel free to share these resources with your patients or use them to reinforce your recommendations.

About the Sounds of Pertussis Campaign

Sanofi Pasteur, in collaboration with March of Dimes, initiated the national Sounds of Pertussis educational campaign, a public service effort dedicated to educating new parents and their families about pertussis and the importance of an adult booster vaccine.

Pertussis Videos

Patient Testimonials

  • Image of Natalie's Pertussis Story

    Natalie's Story

    Natalie Norton lost her son, Gavin, to pertussis when he was 7 weeks old. She's passionate about sharing the message of prevention with other parents.

  • Image of Michelle's Pertussis Story

    Michelle's Story

    Michelle Razore's baby daughter nearly died from pertussis. Michelle is dedicated to spreading the word about the importance of adult vaccination.

  • Image of Heidi's Pertussis Story

    Heidi's Story

    When Heidi Bruch developed a cough late in her pregnancy, doctors thought her childhood asthma was flaring. It turned out to be pertussis, which she unknowingly passed on to her infant daughter.


Tdap Vaccine Locator

When a patient enters a ZIP code, this tool points them to a health care provider in the area that provides Tdap vaccines.

Patient Education

  • Image of Pertussis Education TV Spot

    Pertussis Education TV Spot

    National TV spot for the Sounds of Pertussis campaign, initiated by Sanofi Pasteur, in collaboration with March of Dimes, helps educate parents about pertussis and encourages them to get vaccinated.

  • Image of A Doctor's Perspective on Pertussis

    A Doctor's Perspective

    Pediatrician Dr. Richard Auerbach shares his views on the rise in pertussis cases, the importance of understanding how it's spread, and how patients can help protect themselves in order to reduce the spread of pertussis to their babies by getting an adult pertussis vaccination.

  • Image of TDAP Vaccination video

    Why Get Vaccinated?

    Explains how, in most cases, babies with pertussis frequently catch it from their own parents or family members.3,18,19 Shows how families can help reduce the spread of pertussis to newborns by getting vaccinated with an adult pertussis vaccination.



  • Image of Whooping Cough Sound

    Whooping Cough Sound

    Hear what whooping cough typically sounds like.

    a Whooping cough sound reproduced with permission. Dr. Doug Jenkinson, Nottingham, England.

Social Media

Print Materials

Print items are available in English and Spanish. To order, contact your sales representative or call Sanofi Pasteur at
1-800-VACCINE (1-800-822-2463).

  • Image of Pertussis Education Brochure

    Pertussis Education Brochure

    Gives patients an overview of pertussis, how it is spread, symptoms, questions for health care providers, and the importance of an adult pertussis vaccination.

  • Image of Pertussis Education Poster

    Pertussis Education Poster

    In-office poster that informs patients about how pertussis is spread and underscores the importance of getting vaccinated with Tdap.

To order pertussis education materials, contact your sales representative
or call Sanofi Pasteur at 1-800-VACCINE (1-800-822-2463).

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Last Modified: 28-September-2012

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