Grand View Schools Closed After Flu Outbreak

Grand View Public Schools in Tahlequah will be closed Thursday, Feb. 7 and Friday, Feb. 8 after flu outbreak takes out students and staff.

About 62 students and 16 staff members were out with the flu. The schools are closing as a precaution, but will be open Monday, Feb. 11.

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health website, there have been 722 flu related hospitalizations and 17 cumulative deaths since Sept. 30, 2012.