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Confirmed case of H1N1 flu at Ocean View Elementary in A.G.

Someone at Ocean View Elementary School in Arroyo Grande was diagnosed with the H1N1 flu virus, school officials said late Thursday.

Officials did not say whether the confirmed case was a student or adult. No additional information about the case was released.

It is recommended that anyone with flu symptoms, including fever, headache, cough, sore throat, body aches, runny or stuff nose, diarrhea, vomiting and fatigue, go to the doctor. Children experiencing flu symptoms should remain home for at least 24 hours after the fever is gone.

Health and school officials are also urging everyone to get vaccinated against the flu. For more information visit http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/health or call Student Services at 474-3000, ext. 1152 or Penny Borenstein, the San Luis Obispo County Health Officer, at 781-5519.

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