Opp City Schools cancels classes amid flu outbreak
An Alabama school district has announced the closure of all of its schools due to a flu outbreak among students and staff.
Opp City Schools' Superintendent stated Wednesday that the three Covington County schools would be closed for the rest of the week. The official said the district was seeing “a very significant” increase in the number of diagnosed flu cases and the number of students and staff members presenting flu-like symptoms.
The district says all facilities will be closed and all scheduled activities canceled. Classes are set to resume on Feb. 3.