At a glance: Oklahoma school closings related to flu

So far this year, a number of Oklahoma public school districts have reported closures due to flu, according to the state Education Department and media reports.
by Jaclyn Cosgrove Modified: January 31, 2013 at 9:31 pm •  Published: January 31, 2013
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At a glance

School closings related to flu

The flu continues to cause Oklahoma school administrators to call off classes.

The Jay Public School District in Delaware County will be closed Friday because of the number of staff and students who have influenza. Almost 20 percent of the students were absent, said James Bryant, high school principal.

Other districts that are closed include:

• Cherokee Public Schools, Alfalfa County.

• Chouteau-Mazie Public Schools, Mayes County.

• Kiefer Public Schools, Creek County.

• Konawa Public Schools, Seminole County.

• Porum Public Schools, Muskogee County.

• Westville Public Schools, Adair County.

• Wyandotte Public Schools, Ottawa County.

From staff reports

by Jaclyn Cosgrove
Medical and Health Reporter
Jaclyn Cosgrove writes about health, public policy and medicine in Oklahoma, among other topics. She is an Oklahoma State University graduate. Jaclyn grew up in the southeast region of the state and enjoys writing about rural Oklahoma. She is...
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