Scottsboro goes Virtual due to Illness

Scottsboro goes Virtual due to Illness

Marla Jones, Managing Editor

SCOTTSBORO, Ala.–Scottsboro City Schools announced on Tuesday, that they will be doing virtual learning for the rest of the week, due to illness. 

According to a social media school system, Scottsboro will have eLearning days on Wednesday and Thursday.  The school was scheduled to be closed for Veteran’s Day on Friday. 

The school stated that during the closure “our schools/campus will be cleaned and sanitized.” 

Doctors across Alabama are warning families about unusually high and severe influenza activity throughout the state, especially in children.  

“This is the highest flu activity that we have seen this early in the season since the 2009 Influenza A/H1N1 pandemic” reported Wes Stubblefield, MD, MPH, FAAP, pediatrician and District Medical Officer with the Alabama Department of Public Health.