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Akron school dismissing early due to Ebola concerns

Ebola protective gear. (Source: MGN Online) Ebola protective gear. (Source: MGN Online)
AKRON, OH (WOIO) - As a precautionary measure, Akron Public Schools will dismiss Resnik CLC students at 11:45 a.m. Thursday. 

The Summit County Health Department notified the district Thursday morning that a parent at the school was in contact with Ebola patient Amber Vinson during her visit to the area. 

The parent and her child (a student at Resnik), will be quarantined as a precaution for 21 days. 

The child did NOT have contact with Vinson but has been quarantined as a precaution. 

The school will undergo a thorough cleaning and reopen on Monday, October 20.

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