Hillgrove students warned of possible TB exposure
by Emily Boorstein
September 05, 2014 12:19 AM | 2954 views | 4 4 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
MARIETTA — Cobb School District officials sent a letter to parents of Hillgrove High School students Thursday, warning them of a potential exposure to tuberculosis.

Spokesman Jay Dillon said one student at the school has been diagnosed with TB, and is believed to have contracted the infection over the summer.

“The student has been treated, but as a precaution all students in the affected student’s classes will be tested,” Dillon said.

Dillon said the student attended McEachern High School last year, so students and staff may be asked to be tested there as well.

He emphasized the need to not panic. “TB actually is somewhat difficult to transmit from one person to another,” he said. “This is a routine protocol that we have executed many times.”

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Saw This Coming
September 05, 2014
This is what happens when you have open boarders. It is only going to get worse as we don't have the guts to say "NO" I would also like to see numbers on the amount of illegals in each of the schools.
you sir are an idiot
September 05, 2014
Really??? This student and their medical condition has NOTHING to do with open borders. Why don't you move to Arizona and protect the border and take your ignorance somewhere else. Trust me, there is enough here in Georgia..we won't miss yours.
Typical LIberal
September 05, 2014
Ah yes! The typical play book of name calling when the truth is revealed. Time to go paint flowers and water your chia pet. You and your ilk remain to be the weakest link of our country.
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