Whooping Cough Outbreak at Middle School

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Scenic Middle School has had two confirmed cases of whooping cough in the last few weeks. Both students have been treated with antibiotics for the disease and one has returned to classes, while the other is still out recovering. Since the disease is very contagious and in some cases, fatal, the … Continue reading »

Pertussis Reported at Middle School

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The principal of Scenic Middle School sent out a letter to parents informing them that two 7th grade students were recently diagnosed with Pertussis, also known as Whooping Cough. The two students were treated with antibiotics and kept out of school for at least five days, as per CDC recommendations. While the … Continue reading »