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Whooping Cough cases on the rise


TMC’s Pediatric Emergency Department is issuing a heads-up about a recent increase in cases of pertussis, which is also known as whooping cough.  So far this year, nine cases have been confirmed – eight of those coming in just since May. At this point, the Pima County Health Department is NOT considering this an outbreak or epidemic.  TMC simply wants to…

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Hello, It's Nice to Meet You – Jenna Teso, Child Life Specialist

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No-one wants to have to bring their child to the Emergency Department, but our doctors and staff are dedicated to making your child’s experience the best it can be. As a Child Life Specialist Jenna is a crucial member of the staff, supporting and empowering your child during their Emergency Department experience. Meet Jena.  How long have you been in…

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