Huntsville City Schools releases health info reminder

Huntsville City Schools releases health info reminder
(Source: Huntsville City Schools)

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - According to the Center for Disease Control, flu activity has increased again according to the latest FluView report. All U.S. states with the exception of Hawaii and Oregon continue to report widespread flu activity and the number of states experiencing high flu-like illness activity increased from 39 states to 42 states.

Huntsville City Schools released a statement on a health information reminder:

The Alabama Department of Public Health and Governor Kay Ivey have both communicated the need to be aware of influenza and the need to take precautions. In our school system our operations and health services teams are doing everything possible to limit the spread of any illnesses and protect the health of our students.  Custodian and school staff are using specialized products to clean all areas of each school to help disinfect our facilities.  Our nurses are monitoring conditions every day.

For more information on Single Point Lesson Student Illness Exclusions click HERE and Protecting Your Children and Others from Flu During the School Year click HERE.

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