Three cases of whooping cough confirmed at Ridgeway Elementary

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 | 6:42 p.m. CST; updated 8:36 p.m. CST, Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Columbia parents should watch their children for signs of whooping cough as three cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, have been confirmed at Ridgeway Elementary School, and there is a fourth probable case at another Columbia school.