Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak at School

Photo credit : PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/GettyImages

(Stow)  --  Parents in the Stow-Munroe Falls schools are being urged to take precautions amid an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease.  District officials say the highly-contagious illness is spreading among children in the community.  Symptoms include blisters or sores on the feet, hands and face; headaches and fevers.  Families are asked to keep kids at home while symptoms persist and promote frequent hand washing.

Photo credit   PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/GettyImages

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