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Jan 22, 2015 5:50 PM

Flu hits inmates at state prison in Concord


CONCORD - The New Hampshire state prison system taking precautions as the flu hits inmates.

Inmates in three housing units at the state prison in Concord have come down with the flu. Those infected have been quarantined. Since the flu can spread quickly in the close confines of the prison, Wednesday the prison cancelled visits, classes, and at least one parole board hearing.

Cancellations are in effect until at least January 26th. State prisons in Goffstown and Berlin are not affected.

Meanwhile, starting Friday the New Hampshire Veterans home in Tilton is suspending visits as a precaution against the spread of the flu. There are about 200 frail elderly veterans living at the home.


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