District Takes Steps As Student Recov...

District Takes Steps As Student Recovers From Swine Flu

There are 6 comments on the WFMZ story from Sep 10, 2009, titled District Takes Steps As Student Recovers From Swine Flu. In it, WFMZ reports that:

School may have started just two days ago in Northampton County's Nazareth Area School District , but a case of swine flu -- the H1N1 virus -- has already shown up there.

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Macungie, PA

#1 Sep 10, 2009
That's awesome! To get out of school, all I have to do and act like I'm sick.

Macungie, PA

#2 Sep 10, 2009
You can tell I need education..all I have to do IS act like I'm sick.

Souderton, PA

#3 Sep 10, 2009
To me this has become an over reaction. Not a pandamic. Children get sick all the time. Unless the sick child goes to the doctor's to get tested..How does the school know that it is the flu? Maybe the policy should be reinstated when a child stays home for more than two days, should go to the doctor to get a slip to return to school. this will cause the parent's to seek medical attention, if it is the flu. Or just a child that doesn't want to go to school.

Kutztown, PA

#4 Sep 10, 2009
I would rather the teachers and students be safe then sorry!! That can spread so easily and would you rather one kids miss then have to shut down the entire school! Yeah there probably are fakers but you have them even at home and the parents fall for it! And its very hard to ACT sick when they have a thermometer and can tell by temperature and other symptoms!!

Bethlehem, PA

#5 Sep 10, 2009
Hmm.. I see the good and the bad... Just wash your hands and use your head and everyone will be ok. My daughter goes to the Intermediate school in Nazareth and well I feel safe sending her to school...
Nick S

Nazareth, PA

#6 Sep 10, 2009
I Can confirm that the swine flu is spreading in nazareth, there are 2 confirmed cases in the intermediate school, and the new middle school. Many, many kids were sent home from school today with flu like symptoms. Swine flu spreads so easily, and attacks healthiest people first and hardest. I would not dought that if this becomes more of an issue, school closings will soon follow.

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