****ALERT – Infectious Diseases ****

Please be a aware that a child who attends KT OOSH at Ironbark Ridge Public School has been diagnosed with Whooping Cough (Pertussis).  This was confirmed via swab testing results being advised positive yesterday Wednesday to the family.

Attached is an information fact sheet that outlines symptoms and treatment of Whooping Cough (Pertussis).  Please read through the attachment and contact us immediately should you have any concerns.  Should your child show any symptoms then please take them straight to a doctor for swab testing.  Your child must not then return to KT OOSH until a swab test result is obtained from the doctor and/or a clearance certificate is supplied.

Whooping Cough Fact Sheet (Pertussis)

In addition, we would like to take the opportunity to bring awareness again regarding the current Measles outbreak in western sydney.  Even though we have had no reported cases to date it is a good idea to familiarise yourself with the symptoms and treatment fact sheet below.

Measles Fact Sheet

As per our policies and a condition of enrolment, KT OOSH Services must be advised if any child contracts a contagious illness immediately.  This includes whilst results are being obtained or upon diagnosis.  This is for the safety of not only your child but other children that attend the service also.

Kind Regards,


02 8814 7610