Flu outbreak closes Lyons elementary school

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(LYONS) A flu outbreak has canceled classes Thursday at an elementary school in west suburban Lyons.

Robinson Elementary at 4431 Gage Ave. in Lyons is closed Thursday due to “a large number of absences due to flu,” according to a statement posted on the Lyons School District 103 website.

Classes are expected to resume at Robinson on Friday, according to the statement. All others District 103 schools were open Thursday.

According to a statement on the school’s Facebook page, “School will be closed so that the custodial staff can conduct a deep cleaning of the entire school.”

Students are encouraged to “practice good health habits” such a washing their hands, not sharing drinks or food, and covering their faces when sneezing and coughing.

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