NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon is revving up for another season behind the wheel and making a run at another championship. He’s also spreading the word about a major health concern, especially for parents with young children.
An alarming rise in a potentially fatal bacterial infection known as whooping cough has prompted a warning from the Suffolk County Health Department.
A cluster of whooping cough is growing on Long Island, with dozens of people – mostly children – infected by the virus.
Thirteen students in three schools in Smithtown have been confirmed with the contagious bacterial infection also known as pertussis.