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.

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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