Making an health awareness statement:
Today (May 1), our office was made aware by the Arkansas Department of Health, that if your student attended FSBC 'youth group' since April 9th or anytime after may have been in possible contact to a diagnosed pertussis case (Whooping Cough also known as or 100 Day Cough).
Please see the attached letter from the ADH.
Links to information about Pertussis: CDC, WebMD,
* Not from local Nurse Practitioner: "Exposed children can be treated prophylacticly with Azithromycin (z-pak) if parents are concerned."