VVS college students get sick from smoking vape pen; one hospitalized | Schooling

VERONA, N.Y. (UPDATED) – A number of college students at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Excessive College acquired sick from smoking a vape pen Tuesday, and one needed to be despatched to the hospital.

Two different college students had been evaluated on the faculty however didn’t require additional therapy at a hospital.

College officers say a instructor observed odd conduct from a pupil and reached out to the varsity nurse. After discovering three college students had been in poor health, officers known as 911.

Based on Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, it’s not but clear precisely what number of college students smoked from the vape, or what kind of liquid was inside it.

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Maciol says the investigation is ongoing.

VVS Superintendent Martha Group launched the next assertion Tuesday afternoon:

“We’re grateful for the rapid 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 group lately met to overview related incidents which have occurred domestically to overview our response and motion plans. This overview was significantly useful in responding to in the present day’s state of affairs.”

College officers are additionally encouraging mother and father to speak to their youngsters concerning the risks of vaping and drug use, and the way to withstand peer strain.

In December, the sheriff’s workplace was known as to Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES for the same incident the place 4 college students turned in poor health from smoking a vape pen containing nicotine and marijuana. Three of these college students had been despatched to the hospital.

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Then earlier this month, a number of college students at Clinton Excessive College required medical consideration after utilizing a vape pen.