Parents Warned of New Swine Flu Cases

Superintendent Sends Robo-Call Warning District Parents

By Susan Taylor
|  Thursday, Oct 22, 2009  |  Updated 7:29 AM PDT
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Parents Warned of New Swine Flu Cases

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A dose of Swine Flu vaccine is shown at the Dekalb County Health Department in Decatur, Ga., Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009.

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Parents in the Del Mar Unified School District got an important phone message regarding the swine flu Thursday.  Three elementary schools-- Ocean Air, Del Mar Hills and Torrey Hills-- all have confirmed cases of the virus.

Parents have been alerted that the district is taking extra precautions to clean clasroooms and other common areas. 

School officials are awaiting confirmation from San Diego County health officials on more suspected cases.

Parents are being urged not to panic. They're being advised to keep their kids in school, unless they show symptoms of the virus.

Meantime, the swine flu has killed another San Diegan. The latest victim is a 31-year-old woman who had underlying medical problems which contributed to her death according to county health officials.  So far, 25 San Diegans have died from the H1N1 virus. 

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