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St. Jude school closed today, Friday due to flu outbreak


January 16, 2020

St. Jude Thaddeus School announced Wednesday on its school Facebook page that it will be closed Thursday and Friday due to an outbreak of influenza at the school.

St. Jude Thaddeus School Principal Mike Haugen said more than 30 percent of their students were absent Wednesday which is up from the 15 percent of students absent Monday.

“Nothing like this has happened before,” he said. “Many phone calls were made and articles read to help make the decision.”

Northern Montana Hospital Infection Preventionist Ginny Herberly said the hospital is not seeing any unusual activity with inf...

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