Scottsboro Junior High in Jackson County, Alabama has one case Neisseria meningitides.
Dr. Karen Landers, Medical Officer for the Northern/Northeastern Districts, stated : “This is a highly contagious disease that is spread to others within 2 to 10 days by contact through respiratory and throat secretions, such as saliva or spit. We want to make sure that parents look for the appropriate signs and symptoms, and that they contact their private health care provider or county health department with any questions or concerns.”
Meningococcal Meningitis is REAL and IT CAN KILL!
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