East Tennessee schools close due to illness

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The list of schools closed due to illness is increasing.

Schools closed due to illness include Grainger, Loudon, Monroe, Roane and Union counties. Union County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jimmy Carter said they have about 13 percent of students and 12 percent of teacher out due to a stomach bug.

Schools closed:

  • Loudon County Schools -Thursday and Friday (2/2, 2/3)
  • Monroe County Schools – Closed Friday and Monday (2/3, 2/6)
  • Roane County Schools – Closed Friday and Monday (2/3, 2/6)
  • Union County Schools – Closed Friday and Monday (2/3, 2/6)
  • Grainger County Schools – Closed Monday and Tuesday (2/6, 2/7)

Grace Christian Academy was closed on Wednesday and Thursday (1/31, 2/1)  because of illness. Anderson County School closed last week for the same reason.

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