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SMASD keeps watchful eye on flu cases

January 14, 2013

Photo by Colin Deppen - Pictured are St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors President Bob Luchini, left, and Vice President Charles Liptak, at Monday's regular meeting of the board.

ST. MARYS - With flu outbreaks reaching epidemic proportions across the nation and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reporting 20 pediatric deaths caused by the influenza virus since Sept. 30, 2012, the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors said they are carefully monitoring cases within the district as schools nationwide are temporarily closing their doors to limit the spread.

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