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  1. Airborne Pathogensexcept TB

  2. Brainstorm How do you prevent an airborne disease?

  3. Protect your self, protect your client • Know your immunization status • Are you up to date? • Immunizations aren’t just for kids • If you were exposed to an airborne pathogen, could you prove you were immune? • Why does that even matter?

  4. Pertussis • Bacteria • “Whooping Cough” • Severe cough in bursts • Vomit after coughing • Most severe in infants • High rates in Clark County

  5. Influenza • Virus • Small changes in virus every year • Fever plus a cough and/or sore throat • Between 5,000- 49,000 die every year in the US • Young, old, immunocompromised

  6. Measles • Virus • Severe fever & rash illness • Rare in the US due to vaccination • Very contagious!!! • High rate of death in those infected