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School Norovirus Investigation Concluded

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Douglas County Health and Social Services concluded its investigation of a norovirus outbreak at several schools.

Students and staff first contracted the virus at Fir Grove Elementary School. An outbreak occurred later at Oakland Elementary School, Lincoln Middle School, Oakland High School.

According to test results, the virus strains were nearly identical. Health staff say while the two outbreaks were not directly related, the same virus strain could have been transmitted.

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