Good news for a Sand Springs child who was hospitalized after it was thought she had contracted meningitis.
The pastor at Word of Life church canceled services on Sunday as a precaution, after a girl's family told him she was being tested for meningitis.
The Word of Life Church website now says, "we have recieved an update from the hospital, and doctors confirm that the child did not have bacterial meningitis. We have been in contact with the Health Department and have been advised there is no need for any further action on our part.
The churches website said, “This child was in attendance multiple times in the last week, including all three nights of our recent Vacation Bible School.”
It’s a scary thought for parents after two children were killed in Oolagah in 2010.
The day camp for Monday at the church was also cancelled as a precaution.
Kelly Van Buskirk, with the Tulsa Tulsa City-County Health Department, tells KRMG, there different kinds of Meningitis. The most severe is the one required to be reported by law.
She says, “I can say we are not investigating anything in Tulsa County currently.
Symptoms of both viral and bacterial meningitis include fever, vomiting, headache, neck pain and confusion.
Services at the Word of Life Church will start again on Wednesday.