190 Mariposa Students Reporting Flu-Like Symptoms

October 7, 2009 10:09:15 PM PDT
The Mariposa County Unified School District is taking extra steps to protect against the swine flu after a large number of absences this week.                  |   Watch Video Above for Extended Coverage   |

About 140 out of 740 high school students were absent Wednesday. And about 50 out of 250 middle school students were reported absent in recent days.

Hand sanitizer is now available in classrooms and custodians are intensifying cleaning efforts. Letters are also being sent home urging parents to keep sick kids out of class.

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