- Associated Press - Friday, January 9, 2015

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A student at Lely High School in Naples has tested positive for tuberculosis and up to 250 students identified as at risk will have to be tested.

Health officials said Thursday that the student is doing fine and will not return to school until the infectious stage passes.

The Naples Daily News (https://bit.ly/1wBvGJO ) reports parents of at risk students were notified by letters that were sent home Thursday and voicemail messages.

The school has scheduled an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 15.

On Jan. 21, the school will provide free testing to at risk students.

Lely High has 1,492 students enrolled this year.

The infected student’s name wasn’t released.


Information from: Naples (Fla.) Daily News, https://www.naplesnews.com

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