February 5, 2012
Students' viral illness prompts alert to parents
Sun Feb 05, 2012, 02:28 AM EST
By Evamarie Socha
The Daily Item
LEWISBURG -- Five pupils at Kelly Elementary School have come down with Fifth Disease, a mild viral illness common in children that prompted an alert to parents on Friday.
"It's a common virus that can go through a school," Lewisburg Superintendent Mark DiRocco said Saturday.
However, an email notice to parents and guardians of Kelly's 600 pupils and staff members was sent as a precaution for pregnant women or those who may be pregnant, he said...