Attendance numbers are back to normal after Colbert County Schools close to clean for flu germs.
Last week, officials say they had over 600 students absent in the district; but on their first day back, only 268 Marshall County students were missing.
Officials with Guntersville City Schools tell WAAY 31 they haven’t seen much of a change in attendance district-wide since students returned to school, but one Guntersville school says differently.
Almost all of the teachers at Guntersville High School showed up Thursday morning, voluntarily, to try and do their part in helping prevent the flu from spreading even further.
On Wednesday, about 150 students at Albertville High School called out sick. That’s about one out of every 10 children.
The Huntsville daycare told WAAY 31 they're taking a "green" approach to cleaning the center this flu season.
According to a local physician, disinfectants aren't the best way to keep the flu away from your home.
Huntsville City Schools is using new equipment to fight the flu this season
According to officials with the Marshall County Board of Education, over 600 students and 51 staff members in the district were absent on Tuesday because of the flu.
WAAY 31 reached out to friends and family who have been impacted by this loss.