H1N1 virus continues to impact on life in the Northwest

The plan to reopen schools in the Hazelton area was re-addressed today, as the continuing high level of sick rates gave the school district cause to keep them closed until later this week. Coast Mountain school officials explained that staff absenteeism due to flu-related illness remained high, and they were having troubles replacing all teachers who are away.

Coast Mountain District had closed the Kitimat schools last week, as that community tried to reduce the impact of the virus in the schools there…

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