The Observer

County cancels elementary vaccinations

October 30, 2009

With more and more students nationwide being diagnosed with flu-like illnesses, many elementary school students parents were pleased to hear that their children would have the opportunity to receive free...

Low attendance gets attention

October 30, 2009

During the week of Oct. 5, students experienced more space to roam the normally packed hallways, more one-on-one attention from teachers and an influx of germs that seemed to rival the Black Plague. Swine...

Will CHS be ready for a swine flu outbreak?

September 30, 2009

It was only four months ago when Rockville High School had to shut down completely due to swine flu. Today, with the virus and flu season approaching, many people are wondering: “What happens if H1N1...

Students hit with H1N1

September 29, 2009

NT musical and traveled to Scotland this summer contracted swine flu while on the trip. According to one RENT cast-member, his time with swine flu was the closest to a near-death experience he has ever...

Flu declared pandemic

September 29, 2009

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), swine flu has officially been declared a pandemic, reaching phase 6, the highest level of infectious influenza. A total of 209,438 cases of swine flu...

Rockville HS reopens after closing for swine flu

June 3, 2009

There have been no reported cases of Swine Flu in MCPS since the May 1 closure of Rockville High School (RHS). In a May 5 countywide telephone recording sent to all members of the MCPS community, Superintendent...

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