Hardeman Co. Schools to close Friday, Monday due to illness

Hardeman Co. Schools to close Friday, Monday due to illness
(Source: Gray Television)

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) - Hardeman County Schools will be closed on Friday, Jan. 24, and Monday, Jan. 27, due to illness.

This just in.....Hardeman County Schools will be CLOSED on Friday, January 24, 2020, and Monday, January 27, 2020, due to illness. We wish all affected faculty and students a speedy recovery!

Posted by City of Bolivar, Tennessee on Thursday, January 23, 2020

School officials say they are primarily seeing a spike of influenza.

The district absenteeism rate is currently above 13 percent which is four times their normal rate.

Hardeman County Schools says the two days will allow students to recover while also providing custodial staff an opportunity to thoroughly clean and sanitize each school.

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