North Muskegon schools close Thurs., Fri. due to illness
Updated: Wednesday, April 10 2013, 04:29 PM EDT
MUSKEGON, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Muskegon school district has announced that schools will be closed Thursday and Friday this week due to illness.
North Muskegon Public Schools made the announcement Wednesday, citing "a possible viral gastroenteritis outbreak," in a letter sent home to parents.
While the letter did not name a specific culprit, it did point out that norovirus is generally the most common cause of gastroenteritis.
The school says that the two days of closings will feature "a thorough sanitation of the facility."
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