Monday, May 04, 2009

A H1N1 outbreak closes Decker Lake School near Burns Lake

The number has risen to four confirmed cases of H1N1 flu in the Northern Health region, as health officials confirmed today that three students at Decker Lake Elementary school had developed symptoms of the flu.

The cases are reported as mild, but school officials closed the school on Friday as a precaution, the three students with the flu are said to have recovered or are currently recovering from their symptoms.
The doors however remained closed at Decker Lake elementary on Monday morning, as health and school officials investigated the situation further.
Decker Lake elementary is home to 159 students from Kindergarten to Grade 7. The SD 91 website had a brief information update posted on their website detailing the need for Friday's closure, no further details on Monday's closure or any other notices have been posted as of yet.

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