Flu Outbreak Cancels Classes at Westville Schools

Posted on: 3:03 pm, January 16, 2013, by , updated on: 03:56pm, January 16, 2013

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Westville Public Schools in Adair County, Okla., will be closed Thursday and Friday because of a flu outbreak, according to the school’s website.

More than 100 students and about 16 teachers and staff members were absent with illness this week, according to Fern Kindle, executive secretary for the superintendent.

The school system has 1,180 students in it, Kindle said.

Students will return to class on Tuesday. Monday is a “Professional Development Day,” according to the school’s website.

Kindle said that flu vaccination clinic was held for students and faculty at the first of December.