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Coxsackie virus cancels Schalmont homecoming game

October 05, 2018 06:36 PM

The Schalmont School District is dealing with Coxsackie virus. The district tells NewsChannel 13 it's taking action to stop the spread.

Coxsackie causes mild, flu-like symptoms, which usually begin with a fever.

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Buildings and equipment have been disinfected after confirmed cases at the middle and high school.

The school pep rally and homecoming game on Friday were cancelled. A powderpuff game between junior and senior girls was planned under the lights instead.

The homecoming dance was still planned to go on.

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