School district reports two cases of whooping cough


PINE PLAINS — In between the allergies and the early summer colds, the Pine Plains Central School District recently announced two cases of pertussis, or whooping cough.

The cases were reported in Pine Plains earlier this month with one case at Seymour Smith Intermediate Learning Center and the other at Stissing Mountain Junior/Senior High School. After reporting the cases to the Dutchess County Department of Health, the administration sent a letter to parents and guardians to keep them informed.

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