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Hephzibah High to hold parent meeting about tuberculosis

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HEPHZIBAH, GA (WFXG) -

Some students at Hephzibah High School may have been exposed tuberculosis, Richmond County Health Department officials said. 

A student with tuberculosis-like symptoms was removed from the school, said Emmitt Walker with the health department.

The school held a meeting Wednesday night in the gym to notify parents about the situation. 

Health department officials said they'll perform skin tests on a group of students who may have been exposed to the disease. The school is notifying parents whose children were possibly exposed. 

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