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Bracken schools try virtual health program

BROOKSVILLE, KY (AP) -
A northeastern Kentucky school district is launching a virtual health program that will allow doctors to diagnose sick students while they are at school.
Bracken County School Superintendent Jeff Aulick told The Ledger-Independent (http://bit.ly/1rP0at7) that the district expects to launch the Tele Health program next week.
Health department Director Tony Cox says a high definition camera and monitor has been installed in the nurse's office at Taylor Elementary School and Primary Plus health facility near Augusta has a similar set up, allowing a physician to examine a student at the school.
The service also will be open to other students in the district to use as needed.
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Information from: The Ledger Independent, http://www.maysville-online.com

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