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Crandon classes canceled Friday due to unknown illness

The district was evacuated Thursday after several students and staff members became sick.
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Posted at 3:46 AM, Mar 15, 2024

CRANDON (NBC 26) — Classes are canceled Friday in Crandon after several students and staff members became sick Thursday.

In a letter to families, the Superintendent said students and staff members experienced shortness of breath, high pulse rates and were light-headed.

Everyone was eventually evacuated.

The superintendent said the district and the Forest County Sheriff's Office were not able to identify the cause.

As a precaution, the district canceled all classes and after-school events for Friday.

The superintendent says if you experience any of these symptoms, you need to reach out to your doctor and report it to the Sheriff's Office. Their number is (715) 478-3331.