Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
7th Swine Flu Case in Franklin County
Health officials in Franklin County say there’s been a seventh person confirmed as having swine flu.
Mitzi Kline is a spokeswoman for the Franklin County Health Department.
“The most recent case we’ve had confirmed here is a 20-year-old male,” Kline says. “That brings our total to seven confirmed cases.”
An Ohio State University spokesperson says the new case is an OSU student who lives off campus. The individual with H1N1 has been voluntarily isolated and is being treated.
Local public health officials say they are investigating all contacts.