Local & Regional
Mon March 22, 2010
Back to School at Oologah
By KWGS News
Oologah, OK – Students return to the classroom at Oologah. Yesterday, was the first day of school following a meningitis outbreak that left two students dead.
Oologah Superintendent Rick Thomas says while the outbreak was centered in the lower elementary, it impacted the entire district. He says he has never seen a disease spread so rapidly.
Three children remain hospitalized with the disease.