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Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Florida HealthDisease Control
May Key Points
highest 6 month incidence rate
In 2022, 20 pertussis cases were reported in 11 counties. There was a 91% decrease in the number of pertussis cases reported between December 2021 — May 2022 compared to December 2019 — May 2020 (n=230 cases).
The number of pertussis cases reported in May increased from the previous month, and was below the previous 5-year average.
No outbreak-associated and nohousehold-associated cases have been identified in the past 6 months. 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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