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Leon County Schools sends message to parents about flu, Coronavirus

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Posted at 10:48 AM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 10:57:03-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Leon County Schools Assistant Superintendent, T. Alan Cox, sent all school employees and parents a statement regarding the spread of the flu and the Coronavirus.

"As you know," said Cox, "we are in the middle of a bad flu season. Also in the spotlight are worries about the spread of the Coronavirus. In the USA the flu is much more urgent with over 16,000 deaths so far. Universal precautions will help protect both adults and children for both of these viruses."

The message goes on to explain that in the USA the flu is much more urgent with over 16,000 deaths so far. Universal precautions will help protect both adults and children for both of these viruses.

LCS included a fact-sheet in their message from the Center for Disease Control as well as a rundown, 'When to Keep Your Child Home from School, A Parent's Guide.'

To view the full flu guide click here.