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Hand Foot and Mouth Disease cases reported

 

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DON'T ACT RASHLY: This is what Hand Foot and Mouth Disease looks like in full outbreak.

The Klickitat County Health Department says it has received a handful of call from schools saying some children in Goldendale have been diagnosed with Hand Foot and Mouth Disease.

The department has not issued a health alert on the outbreaks because the reports are unconfirmed. The disease is not required to be reported by physicians.

Six calls were received from schools who say they took their children to doctors who diagnosed their children with Hand Foot and Mouth.

The reports are troubling to some who have seen the diagnosed children being taken around town into businesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the disease is readily spread by close personal contact, co...



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