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Lincoln School attendance hit hard by flu, strep throat

Back to back bouts of influenza and strep throat hit Lincoln School hard this month, leading to a high rate of absences in the last two weeks.

Lincoln School secretary Olivia Cameron said on average, about 40 kids were absent from school each day during the first week of the month, primarily due to influenza, which has risen sharply across the state since mid-January.

According to the Montana D...


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