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.
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.
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.View
Michelle Razore's baby daughter nearly died from pertussis. Michelle is dedicated to spreading the word about the importance of adult vaccination.View
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.View
When a patient enters a ZIP code, this tool points them to a health care provider in the area that provides Tdap vaccines.
Jeff Gordon Public Service Announcement
In this message to parents, NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon explains how pertussis can be spread and reinforces the importance of adult vaccination against pertussis.View
Jeff Gordon Pertussis Awareness Video
NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon explains how parents can be putting their baby in harm's way by not getting the adult pertussis vaccination.View
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.View
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.View
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.View
Whooping Cough Sound
Hear what whooping cough typically sounds like.
Sounds of Pertussis on Facebook
The Sounds of Pertussis Facebook page is a popular patient resource, with one of the largest active social media communities for discussions and current information around pertussis.Visit Sounds of Pertussis Facebook page
Print items are available in English and Spanish. To order, contact your sales representative
or call Sanofi Pasteur at
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.
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).