LINCOLN, Neb. – The Bright Beginnings Kindergarten is a comprehensive day care and counseling of children who are not immunized to stay away after the worker was hospitalized with a "very fast moving infection."
Diagnosed epiglottitis, caused by a rare bacterial infection, spreads through the air – through coughing or sneezing – a carrier that may not exhibit symptoms or even has a disease.
According to the letter, the sent day care "(worker) is currently in the hospital under the succession and was intubated."
A letter to families also turned to day care to stay open: "In light of this information, we considered the closure of the center by the end of the week to be thoroughly cleaned up, but after careful consideration, we decided that this would cause enormous difficulties for our families. I am not going to do this until the deep Clean as we can while we care about the children. Each surface will be disinfected and will go through a washing machine or disinfectant when it is possible. "
The letter also states that" what an employee who is infected e has been immunized against Haemophilus influenza type B, also known as Hib, which is a common cause
The letter advised seven children not immunized against Hib, to keep children at home or to arrange them for care in others
Children infected with epiglottitis would have symptoms that could include:
reduced symptoms with forward inclining or sitting rectilinear
difficulty in swallowing
breathing through their mouth