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Elementary school in Harrisburg cancels classes due to lice outbreak

Written by The Associated Press | Oct 11, 2017 9:41 AM
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FILE PHOTO: Chante Ballou uses the end of a comb to point out a single lice she placed into water. (AP PHOTO/Nick de la Torre / Houston Chronicle )

(Harrisburg) --  A midstate elementary school will be closed tomorrow and Friday due to a lice outbreak.

Administrators at Foose School in Harrisburg say dozens of students have been affected by the outbreak in recent weeks.

Classes were not canceled today, but it was already scheduled to be a half day.

The school is providing lice treatment kits to parents free of charge, and lice prevention experts will be at the school tomorrow and Friday for education sessions.

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