Two Schools Closed Wednesday Due to Illness

Posted at 7:18 AM, Jan 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-09 07:54:51-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Due to the widespread outbreak of the flu and other illnesses, two local schools are closed for Wednesday.

Lakeshore Academy in Grand Rapids announced on Tuesday afternoon that there would be no classes Wednesday.  Palo Community Schools in Ionia also shut down for Wednesday.

Medical experts say we are at the height of this year’s flu season.  In Kent County alone, there have been 463 confirmed cases of the flu.