Health officials have notified classmates, parents and teachers and are continuing to look for other people who may have had close contact with the child.
Officials said in the past month, at least one person has died and and another was hospitalized in critical condition from the outbreak.
She was days from graduation and set to attend Molloy College to pursue a medical career. Instead, a 17-year-old high school senior on Long Island succumbed to a rare disease, and her classmates are worried that bacterial meningitis may be contagious.
A female student at Berkeley College in Westchester County was taken to the hospital in the middle of the night on Friday with a potential case of bacterial meningitis.
Students from Matawan Regional High School were overcome with grief Monday as they attended the funeral of a 17-year-old senior, who died of bacterial meningitis over the weekend.
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