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Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Florida HealthDisease Control
December Key Points
highest 6 month incidence rate
In 2022, 60 pertussis cases were reported in 21 counties. There was a 0% increase in the number of pertussis cases reported between July 2022 — December 2022 compared to July 2021 — December 2021 (n=27 cases).
The number of pertussis cases reported in December increased from the previous month, and was below the previous 5-year average.
In December 2022, 0 pertussis cases. were household-associated. In the past 6 months, there was an average of 0 household-associated cases and an average of 5 total cases. From July 2021 - December 2021, there was an average of 0 household-associated cases and an average of 5 total cases. For most pertussis cases, exposure to other known cases is not identified and are not able to be linked to outbreaks.
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