Illness outbreak at local middle school

By: Myranda Hoffman Email
By: Myranda Hoffman Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - An unusual end to the week at a local middle school as an illness outbreak hits more than 100 students.

102 kids went home from Orchard Mesa Middle School today with what school officials are saying is a form of intestinal virus or stomach flu.

That's about one-fifth of the school.

The school will be completely disinfected this weekend. No plans have been made to cancel classes on Monday.

We will continue to update this story as we learn more.

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