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Kids increasingly relying on school nurses for health care

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A student hobbles into the Red Wing High School nurse's office complaining of a sore ankle.

Red Wing School District Nurse Kris Klassen examines the child and finds the ankle is likely broken. After learning the student has lurched around on the tender joint for days, she recommends an immediate trip to the doctor.


"They say, 'No, I can't get into the doctor,'" she said.

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