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With 13 Washoe schools placed on 'outbreak status', many parents have expressed concern and asked questions in regard to the protocol schools are following to mitigate the spread of the illness. News 4 reached out to Washoe County Health District spokesman Phil Ulibarri to get clarity on what health officials do when an outbreak is declared.

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