Reading 8th grader diagnosed with meningitis

March 28, 2013 6:33:42 AM PDT
A student case of meningitis has a Berks County school district on alert.

Officials say, an 8th grader at Citadel Intermediate High School in Reading has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis.

The Reading School District has sent out letters informing the parents of the situation.

They've assured families that this is an isolated case and the district is following all directions from the state department of health.

The student is currently under a doctor's care