VVS Central College District releases assertion on vaping incident

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VERONA N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Vernon Verona Sherrill Central College District has launched the next assertion concerning the coed vaping incident that occurred on February 8th.

“Late this morning, a VVS highschool college member observed {that a} pupil was displaying atypical habits. The trainer instantly notified the primary workplace. A college nurse was alerted, and 911 was referred to as shortly thereafter. Upon investigation, our administration discovered that three highschool college students grew to become sick from smoking a liquid via a vape pen smoking system. One pupil was transported through ambulance to the hospital, the place the coed was handled and launched. Two different college students had been evaluated on the faculty however didn’t require hospital therapy.

Superintendent Martha Group shared an announcement: “We’re grateful for the speedy response of our college and employees and the emergency responders who attended to our college students. As at all times, the well being and security of our college students is our first precedence. Our highschool disaster crew just lately met to assessment related incidents which have occurred domestically to assessment our response and motion plans. This assessment was significantly useful in responding to as we speak’s state of affairs.”

The district reached out to households to make them conscious of the state of affairs and ask for his or her assist as a accomplice of their kids’s security.

Vaping has been a long-standing situation with teenage college students and younger adults throughout the nation. Whereas VVS engages in energetic anti-vaping and anti-drug instruction and actions, educated and empowered dad and mom and guardians are one of the best line of protection in stopping misuse and illicit drug use by college students.

VVS inspired households to take a while to speak to their kids about vaping and drug use, methods to withstand peer stress, and find out how to report vaping or drug use to a trusted grownup.”