School Dealing with H1N1 in Muhlenberg County

Aug 11, 2009 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Several new cases of the H1N1 flu virus are confirmed in Muhlenberg County. The Kentucky State Public Health Lab has confirmed six H1N1 cases and health officials say the total stands at 65 treated cases, all of which are from a school in Greenville.

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#21
Aug 27, 2009
 
all about money

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#22
Aug 27, 2009
 
It's goin to hurt the pocket when someone child dies with this becaue they are to money hungry . If its one of mine dont think I wouldn't have their heads.

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Aug 28, 2009
 

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WLS I do not think they will be that stupid,if it came down to the virus and money they would choose money.

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WLS I do not think they will be that stupid,if it came down to the virus and money they would choose money.
And thats why I pulled mine out !!!!!!!
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I agree that all precautions should be taken, however you can't stop your life because of a virus. True some kids are sick, but the previous post was correct by saying wal-mart is the same risk. With that said I doubt any of us would stop going to wal-mart or kroger during this time. The same people that want to shut school down would be the first to complain when we are still going in June. Lastly, if you get on the symptoms early, it is not as bad as you would think. I was only truely down for 24 hrs, and the next 24 hrs I felt much better.

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Hopkinsville, KY

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#26
Aug 29, 2009
 
Yes maybe 24 hours is okay.But the question is how many kids and adults have had it not knowing,and start the spread,then it becomes a major concern.

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Aug 29, 2009
 
You know some people may call me nuts but when it comes to my kids health I do what I have to . I have a son with cystic fibrosis and this kind of sickness can be deadly for him. All they are doin is spreading it around and round. There are some parents that send the kids even if they are sick putting others at risk.
I understand I cant protect him from everything but if I can prevent it I will!!!!!!!!!!
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Aug 29, 2009
 
WLS wrote:
You know some people may call me nuts but when it comes to my kids health I do what I have to . I have a son with cystic fibrosis and this kind of sickness can be deadly for him. All they are doin is spreading it around and round. There are some parents that send the kids even if they are sick putting others at risk.
I understand I cant protect him from everything but if I can prevent it I will!!!!!!!!!!
You are doing the correct thing by pulling him out with his illness. Dont let anyone tell you different!!! It may not be a danger to most but your situation is different. You are correct on how many people send kids to school sickand use school for a babysitter and daycare. I see it everyday!!

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#29
Aug 29, 2009
 
This is not just effecting one or two schools in the County it's every one of them , and we don't know who each of the kids come in contact with nor the teachers. it going to just keep spreading. I contacted the 25 news about this , maybe they will get to the bottom .

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Madisonville, KY

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#30
Sep 2, 2009
 
Yes it seems that one of the schools not just the training center has the virus also.
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#32
Sep 11, 2009
 
2 people at msms has swine flu.
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Sep 11, 2009
 
I am a father of two.I understand wanting to protect your kids, but are you people going to all stay home from work too? Because if your not, they will just be exposed to it by you, instead of at school. Don't you have to go get food? Unless your entire family are going to be hermits until spring,you are all pissing in the wind. Yes, swine flu is bad, but influenza is always bad. And what are y'all talking about the schools are still open because of money? Lunch Money? Because the schools are operating on a budget that is independent from whether your kids go to school for the next month or not. I'm not a teacher, but i don't think they all get together each week in the principals office, and split up money based on attendance, like a bunch of waitresses splitting tips. And from some of the spelling, some of you appear to need all the school contact you can get.

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Sep 12, 2009
 
smarter than most wrote:
I am a father of two.I understand wanting to protect your kids, but are you people going to all stay home from work too? Because if your not, they will just be exposed to it by you, instead of at school. Don't you have to go get food? Unless your entire family are going to be hermits until spring,you are all pissing in the wind. Yes, swine flu is bad, but influenza is always bad. And what are y'all talking about the schools are still open because of money? Lunch Money? Because the schools are operating on a budget that is independent from whether your kids go to school for the next month or not. I'm not a teacher, but i don't think they all get together each week in the principals office, and split up money based on attendance, like a bunch of waitresses splitting tips. And from some of the spelling, some of you appear to need all the school contact you can get.
Well guess your not "smarter than most" , if you were then you would know that the schools lose money on each child for each day they are not in school. And as far as keepin them at home it depends on if your child is healthy or not . And any good parent would be concerned and do what they have to for their child. Some like me can stay home and tend to the kids and I understand many can't . I know for a fact there are many kids out sick at the school my kids attended , they had 68 out last Tue. So any way it was best for my kids in this case.
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Sep 14, 2009
 
LawnGoddess wrote:
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If you will read the article, they are not referring to any of our public schools; they are referring to Job Corp as a school. Although I understand your concern, I think Wal-Mart at a bigger risk right now because they take those kids there one night a week.
That is incorrect, I know for a fact that the schools are only reporting a few cases to the state so they won't have to shut the schools down. I also know for a fact that there are over 100 cases in our school system right now. As for me I will bring a law suit against the school system and Dale Todd if my child catches the h1n1 virus. I hope all other parent do the same then maybe we can get ride of the parisite once and for all.
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Sep 14, 2009
 
smarter than most wrote:
I am a father of two.I understand wanting to protect your kids, but are you people going to all stay home from work too? Because if your not, they will just be exposed to it by you, instead of at school. Don't you have to go get food? Unless your entire family are going to be hermits until spring,you are all pissing in the wind. Yes, swine flu is bad, but influenza is always bad. And what are y'all talking about the schools are still open because of money? Lunch Money? Because the schools are operating on a budget that is independent from whether your kids go to school for the next month or not. I'm not a teacher, but i don't think they all get together each week in the principals office, and split up money based on attendance, like a bunch of waitresses splitting tips. And from some of the spelling, some of you appear to need all the school contact you can get.
your right they don't go to the principles office and discuss this money matter, however the school gets money everyday based on the number of students present each day. Not think about that if we keep kids out of school they lose money.
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Sep 19, 2009
 
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You are doing the correct thing by pulling him out with his illness. Dont let anyone tell you different!!! It may not be a danger to most but your situation is different. You are correct on how many people send kids to school sickand use school for a babysitter and daycare. I see it everyday!!
Dale Todd needs to be fired, all he cares about is money!! our kids are the last thing on his mind
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#38
Sep 23, 2009
 
you should home school them that way you wont get in trouble
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I have 4 kids , 3 in Ele and one in Middle. I when to the Board and the Helth Dept. because I have a 3yr son with CF if he gets this he will die from this. All they told me is they can get it from wal-mart or any other place in public .That is bull sh*t so yes I am takin my boys out and takin the chance of goin to jail for them not bein in school . I know my child is not the only kid out there with a low immune system but he is mine and if I can prevent him from thing I will . YOU CAN NOT PUT A PRICE TAG ON SOMEONES LIFE!!!!!
So yes people need to pull the kids out and take a stand.......
These are your kids not theirs!!!!!!
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Sep 23, 2009
 
you should home school your children so that you wont get into trouble
Opinionated

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#40
Oct 5, 2009
 
Oh lord people, not to worry!!

Deaths information for Flu: An estimated 100,000 hospitalizations and about 20,000 deaths occur each year from the flu or its complications.

That's just regular flu!

Now,, H1N1 this is 'WORLD WIDE"

da da da....4,494!!!!

WASH YOUR HANDS use your universal precautions!! For all those nasty's out there with a big consern, Disinfect & CLEAN your homes..tell your kids not to pick their noses!! lol! Or just stay inside your home forever. Thats just the governments way to scare people.

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