Stomach illness spreads in Buffalo Co.

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BUFFALO COUNTY, Wis. -- (WEAU) The Buffalo County Health Department is warning parents about a spreading illness.

A growing number of students have been missing classes in the Cochrane-Fountain City school district, due to a gastrointestinal illness.
The norovirus causes diarrhea and vomiting. The health department says if your child shows any of these symptoms, please keep them home for at least 48 hours.

The department says it's working closely with staff members to keep kids healthy.

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