Area schools starting to see fewer sick kids
Area school officials are optimistic that the peak of student absences due to illness is nearing, if not already passed.
Park Rapids district nurse Marianne Gilbertson said a week ago there were a lot of absences and she thought things had peaked.
"But with this virus, we just can't tell," she said.
By mid-week, there were again a number of absences, although Gilbertson said she didn't have exact numbers.
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