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Episcopal High School has announced they're closing through Thursday, May 14, and Yeager Elementary in Cy-Fair will remain closed through May 18. Both schools reported confirmed cases of swine flu this week.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, "If a school dismisses students or a childcare facility closes, schools and childcare facilities should dismiss students for a minimum of 14 days. Schools, in consultation with local and state public health officials, should evaluate daily the need for possible extension of the dismissal/closure based on local influenza surveillance information, and the occurrence of new infections and severity of illness in the community from this virus."
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