Rare Meningitis Death Confirmed in Rockland

A sixth-grade girl, Chrissy Gabriel, who attended St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic School and was a resident of Spring Valley passed away Saturday evening from an infection caused by bacterial meningitis, Health Department officials confirmed. The identity of the specific strain of meningitis is still being investigated. The girl is believed to have acquired the infection […]

Update on Meningitis Death Coming Soon

A news conference will be held at noon at the Rockland Health Department campus in Pomona updating the public about the meningitis death that took place yesterday. A sixth-grade student from St. Gregorgy Barbarigo School in Garnerville passed away on Easter after acquiring bacterial meningitis days earlier. Parents from the school received an Iris Alert […]

Tragic Easter for St. Gregory’s Community

Parents of children at St. Gregory Barbarigo School in Garnerville received horrible news this Easter Sunday, as a notice was sent out by the Health Dept. that a student there has perished due to bacterial meningitis. Details are scant as to how the school will proceed at this point. The student’s name has not been […]