In recent weeks, on a near daily basis we have received news of people being hospitalized because of the flu.  Sadly, some of those cases have resulted in death.

An area school is taking extra precautions to make sure that students and staff do not become sick.  North Caddo Elementary and Middle Schools will be closed Friday, February 2nd. Classes are expected to resume as normal on Monday, February 5th.

As you may recall, North Caddo Elementary and Middle Schools closed earlier this week on Wednesday because of the flu outbreak.  You can get details on that closure here.

The closure comes as part of Caddo parish experiences a high increase in flu-like symptoms. During the closure, maintenance staff will work on cleaning the schools. Parents are asked to clean personal items such as backpacks and lunchboxes belonging to their children. It is also a good idea to clean clothing items as well.