- The Washington Times - Friday, May 1, 2009

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Public School officials say they’re closing Rockville High School until further notice due to a probable swine flu case involving a student.

Schools officials say the school will be closed on Friday under the order of state and county health officials.

Deputy Secretary for Public Health Frances Phillips says the student represents the ninth probable case of swine flu in the state, but there are no confirmed cases yet.

Montgomery County’s health director Dr. Ulmer Tillman says the student last attended school on Monday. School officials were alerted to the case around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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