Schools in Sarpy and Douglas Counties report that whooping cough

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The Public Schools of the Way confirmed Friday that one student has diagnosed with whooping cough. The sixth gradient child is Wake Robin Elementary. The area says that there will be intensive cleaning in all buildings this weekend. This information comes as two students in the Millard Public Schools system were diagnosed with whooping cough. This illness, known formally as pertussis, is very contagious. KETV NewsWatch 7 spoke to Douglas County Health Department on Friday. Officers' cases are reported monthly. "This type varies but it's really just a few every month," said the Senior Epidemiologist DAD Ann O'Keefe. The Department of Health warns people who have been exposed to this disease. They recommend a visit to a healthcare provider if symptoms come to light and even consider taking a preventive antibiotic. "If they just have a cough, maybe they won't go to the doctor, but if they have the letter from the Department of Health saying they were exposed to the whooping cough, they can bring that to them," he said. said O 'Keefe. Keefe said that adults would not know that they had the disease and could easily spread it to children. "It might be a cough too big. You might think that you had bronchitis and that it was really though," said O Keefe. Keefe added emphasis on protecting the most vulnerable from exposure. Infants cannot get the vaccine until they are at least 2 months old. This makes them susceptible to the potentially fatal disease. A spokesman for Millard Public Schools said the student was diagnosed in his eighth at Kiewit Middle School. The second diagnosed student attends Abbott Primary School. Millard Public Schools stated that the Bunbah School and Kiewit Middle School will be kept clean by crews. supplier immediately. If you are at high risk of developing a serious illness or have long contact with a person at high risk, talk to your doctor about getting a preventive antibiotic. DCHD states that high risk people include: Infants and pregnant women People who already have health conditions such as immune systems at risk and those with moderate to severe asthma People who are closely associated with infants, pregnant women, or people t with current conditions. risk settings including infants or women in the third quarter of pregnancy (including workers in childcare settings, NICUs, and maternity wards) If you have any queries, please contact Douglas County Health Department at 402-444-7214.

The Public Schools of the Way confirmed Friday that one student has diagnosed with whooping cough.

The sixth gradient child is Wake Robin Elementary. The area says that there will be intensive cleaning in all buildings this weekend.

This information comes as two students in the Millard Public Schools system were diagnosed with whooping cough.

This illness, known formally as pertussis, is very contagious.

KETV NewsWatch 7 spoke to Douglas County Health Department on Friday. Officers' cases are reported monthly.

"This type varies but it's really just a few every month," said the Senior Epidemiologist DAD Ann O'Keefe.

The Department of Health warns people who have been exposed to this disease. They recommend a visit to a healthcare provider if symptoms come to light and even consider taking a preventive antibiotic.

"If they just have a cough, maybe they won't go to the doctor, but if they have the letter from the Department of Health saying they were exposed to the whooping cough, they can bring that to them," he said. said O 'Keefe.

Keefe said that adults would not know that they had the disease and could easily spread it to children.

"It might be a cough too big. You might think that you had bronchitis and that it was really though," said O Keefe.

Keefe added emphasis on protecting the most vulnerable from exposure. Infants cannot get the vaccine until they are at least 2 months old. This makes them susceptible to the potentially fatal disease.

A spokesman for Millard Public Schools said the student was diagnosed in his eighth at Kiewit Middle School. The second diagnosed student attends Abbott Primary School.

Millard Public Schools said that the Aba Elementary School and Kiewit Middle School will be kept clean by teams.

Pupils and staff in these schools should look at respiratory signs between now and Thursday, 21 November.

If the symptoms come to light, you should contact your healthcare provider immediately.

If you are at high risk of developing a serious illness or have long contact with a person at high risk, talk to your doctor about getting a preventive antibiotic.

DCHD says that high risk people are included:

  • Infants and pregnant women
  • People who already have health conditions may put immune systems at risk and those with moderately severe asthma t
  • People who have close contact with infants, pregnant women, or people who already have conditions
  • Anyone in high-risk settings including infants or women in the third quarter of pregnancy (including workers in childcare settings, NICUs, and maternity wards) t

If you have any queries, please contact Douglas County Health Department at 402-444-7214.

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