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Montgomery Co. 3rd grader has meningitis

Published On: Mar 13 2014 06:38:55 AM CDT

Child diagnosed with meningitis

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. -

An elementary school student in Montgomery County has been diagnosed with meningitis.

We're told the child is a third-grader at Skippack Elementary School, located at 4081 Heckler Rd. in Collegeville.

That's in the Perkiomen Valley School District.

The district was notified Tuesday by the county health department.

Officials say the school is being thoroughly cleaned and disinfected and are urging anyone who has come into contact with the affected student to take an antibiotic.

Parents may contact the health department at (610) 278-5117 or call their health care provider for more information.