The School District sent a warning to a Bellport High School faculty member which was diagnosed with rubella, known as the German measles.
The school district sent an email to parents Friday, letting them know a Bellport High School staffer was diagnosed with rubella. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, including fever, headache, pink eye, cough, runny nose and more.
News 12 spoke with one student who said the faculty member is their social studies teacher.
The school says it is the faculty member's personal physician who diagnoses the case of rubella. The school's state health department, which could not confirm it is in fact a case of rubella. It says it looks at the patient's blood work. There is no word on how long the testing will take.