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Kentucky Department for Public Health officials say they have confirmed a case of swine flu in a Jefferson County Public Schools employee.

It’s the fourth confirmed case in the county, the 13th in the state and the first connected a school.

JCPS officials say the patient is a staff member at Meyzeek Middle School who had a mild case of H1N1 and has returned to work.

JCPS sent a letter home with Meyzeek students, saying the school will remain open.

There have been no fatalites from the illness in Kentucky.

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