Staph Shuts Down School

Schools in Morgan County are closed Wednesday after a high school student is diagnosed with staph infection.

School officials tell 27NEWSFIRST all the school buildings and buses are being disinfected as a precaution. No word on if the student is in the hospital.


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  • by estil Location: pike on Oct 29, 2007 at 05:30 PM
    i think that pike sould miss tomorrow
  • by Pike County Mom Location: Ky on Oct 24, 2007 at 05:24 PM
    Children are MUCH more important than money! Shut down the schools, clean them.You will save alot more money in the end.You get more money fron a live child than a dead one.Think of the children for a change!
  • by cindy Location: somerset on Oct 24, 2007 at 04:37 PM
    staph has been around a lot longer then a year.By the way Tammi staph is all over your house- you must not care enough to spray. I guess none of us do because staph is everywhere.
  • by judy Location: Middlesboro on Oct 24, 2007 at 03:36 PM
    i was wondering if the staph infection is in bell co
  • by Tammi Location: Ohio County on Oct 24, 2007 at 07:18 AM
    Staph has been in our county for a while too, but the educators are too ignorant to shut things down and disinfect. It's not a major concern to them. But, let one of their children get an infection and see how fast things turn around!!!
  • by pam Location: harlan couny on Oct 24, 2007 at 05:51 AM
    staph has been going around our county for a year or more and its just now getting attention! my daughter had a case of it in july of this year. i personally know of other people that have had it and our local nurse mentioned in august that it's going around. we originally thought my daughter was bitten by a spider.

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