Madison County School District reminding parents to help stop the spread of flu

Parents are reminded to keep children home if they are running a temperature.

Madison County School District reminding parents to help stop the spread of flu
The Madison County School District is reminding parents to help stop the spread of the flu. (Source: WLBT)

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Madison County School District is reminding parents to help stop the spread of the flu.

A district spokesperson says schools are seeing an increase in absences.

About eight percent of students are out, most of them in elementary and middle schools.

A higher number of students are also being sent home with flu or flu-like symptoms.

Parents are reminded to keep children home if they are running a temperature.

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