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1,000 Exposed to Hepatitis A – 300 get Vaccines

According to press reports, three cases of an acute, infectious disease hit Greenbrier High School as students left for summer break. The Robertson County School System was made aware earlier in the week that the students were infected with Hepatitis A, exposing around 1000 students and teachers to the virus.

Around 300 student and teachers received the vaccination Friday.

If your child attends Greenbrier High School and did not make it out to vaccination clinic Friday, you have been advised to go to the Robertson County Health Department where free vaccinations will be given to those students.

 

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