Student at Nichols Hills Enterprise Elementary School diagnosed with mumps, officials say

Student at Nichols Hills Enterprise Elementary School diagnosed with mumps, officials say

A student at Nichols Hills Enterprise Elementary School has been diagnosed with mumps, according to school officials.”District custodial teams will do an extensive cleaning of the building (Monday night),” school officials said. “However, you can help protect your student by ensuring your student is washing their hands often and by bathing or showering daily.”Mumps can spread from one person to another by coughing, sneezing and direct contact with saliva. Symptoms include swelling on one or both sides of the face, tenderness of the salivary glands in the cheek and jaw area, slight fever, headache, general aches and muscle pains.The virus usually resolves without medical intervention but, in rare cases, can lead to serious complications and hospitalization.”Our thoughts and well wishes are sent for a quick recovery,” school officials said. “The safety and security of our staff and students is a top priority and we will be monitoring the situation closely.”

NICHOLS HILLS, Okla. —

A student at Nichols Hills Enterprise Elementary School has been diagnosed with mumps, according to school officials.

“District custodial teams will do an extensive cleaning of the building (Monday night),” school officials said. “However, you can help protect your student by ensuring your student is washing their hands often and by bathing or showering daily.”

Mumps can spread from one person to another by coughing, sneezing and direct contact with saliva. Symptoms include swelling on one or both sides of the face, tenderness of the salivary glands in the cheek and jaw area, slight fever, headache, general aches and muscle pains.

The virus usually resolves without medical intervention but, in rare cases, can lead to serious complications and hospitalization.

“Our thoughts and well wishes are sent for a quick recovery,” school officials said. “The safety and security of our staff and students is a top priority and we will be monitoring the situation closely.”

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