Whooping cough outbreak forces Kalispell Middle School to cancel dance

FLATHEAD COUNTY

NBC Montana Staff
POSTED: 11:41 AM May 16 2013   UPDATED: 11:42 AM May 16 2013
One case of whooping cough confirmed at KMS
KALISPELL, Mont. -

Kalispell Middle School officials canceled the “School’s Out” spring dance scheduled for next Friday, May 17 because of a large outbreak of whooping cough.

Reports are more than 26 cases have been confirmed at the school and officials say “ putting several hundred kids in close proximity at a dance will not help the situation.”