CANTON, NC (WSPA) – A student at Pisgah High School has been diagnosed with Pertussis, also known as Whooping Cough, according to Haywood County Schools.
The district says students were sent home Thursday with a letter from the county Health and Human Services Agency for precautionary purposes.
They say there is no evidence that other schools might be involved.
There was a previous case of Whooping Cough in 2010 at the district.
Click here to read the full letter to parents from the Haywood County Health Department.