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EVANSTON (IL) — Evanston health officials have not been able to determine what made an unusually large number of students and staff ill at Washington Elementary School last week. Also Read - Benefits of Raw Turmeric in COVID-19: Here's How Kachi Haldi Builds Immunity, Helps in Recovery Especially During This Season

Health officials said the school was cleaned and sanitized over the weekend after students and staff fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea. Also Read - Weight Loss: Understanding the Importance of a Sustainable Diet and Is it Really Sustainable?

A Halloween parade was canceled on October 31, and parents were invited to pick up their children early.

City health officials have not found the origin of the illnesses, which were limited to Washington School, 914 Ashland Ave. No widespread sickness has been reported at other District 65 schools.

Parents have been asked to keep sick children out of school and activities until they are symptom free for 24 hours.

This story originally appeared on Hi India Live.