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Whooping cough cases confirmed in Marion

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MARION (KWWL) -- Marion Independent School District Superintendent, Sarah Pinion, confirms that there are two cases of Whooping Cough at Francis Marion Intermediate School.

Parents were sent a letter Thursday and told to watch for any symptoms in their kids.

Pinion says Friday was a day off, so maintenance staff did some extra cleaning in the fourth and fifth grade areas.

She adds that the district is following the Iowa Department of Public Health's recommendations.

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