TEEN Mom Nikkole Paulun admitted she was “terrified” as her Covid-stricken daughter Ellie was rushed to urgent care.
The six-year-old currently has a 102 fever.
On Thursday, the MTV alum took to her Instagram Story to share a photo of Ellie wearing a mask as she sat in an exam room.
Nikkole explained that her daughter “woke up this morning with a 102 fever & a cough.”
She continued: “I took her to urgent care to get checked out and she’s positive for Covid.”
The Teen Mom revealed that the rest of her family “feels fine so far,” adding: “I’m absolutely terrified of the baby getting sick.”
Nikkole continued: “We’ve got her quarantined to her room and keeping her away from baby.”
She shares Ellie Jade with her ex-boyfriend Ryan Rice and son Lyle, 11, with her troubled ex Josh Drummonds.
The TV personality welcomed her son Bodhi in July with husband Kyle Ledda.
After sharing Ellie’s diagnosis, Nikkole prompted her followers to share any advice with her, noting that “the doctor didn’t give much and I’m freaking out.”
Nikkole also answered questions from fans, with one person wondering how Ellie tested positive for Covid-19 but the rest of the family different.
She explained that the doctor told them “to assume we all have it,” adding that they don’t necessarily need to be tested.
HOPING FOR A MIRACLE
In another slide, the 16 & Pregnant star revealed that she got tested and were negative with Covid-19.
She added: “Ellie literally coughed right in my face this morning so it’ll be a miracle if I don’t get it.”
For Nikkole’s final Instagram Story post, she thanked her followers for their “recommendations” and clarified Ellie was not “locked away” in their house.
She continued: “Kyle is caring for Ellie now and me & Bodhi have separated from the two for the time being.
“I’m also the one caring for Lyle although he really cares for himself.”
While explaining how Ellie will continued to be cared for as she social distances from the family, Nikkole wrote: “Ellie has a designated space in our basement where she’s been playing and she goes outside when she wants.”
The posts concluded with Nikkole explaining that their pediatrician recommended the call of action.
Nikkole is best known for appearing in the second season of 16 & Pregnant, which aired in 2010.