Briarwood Christian School closed due to flu - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Briarwood Christian School closed due to flu

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Briarwood Christian School is closed today due to the surge of flu affecting the state. 

The school tweeted that a large number of students and staff have the virus. All home sports activities have also been rescheduled. 

Gov. Kay Ivey declared a 'State Public Health Emergency" Thursday after hospitals in the state were inundated with flu patients. 

UAB hospital rescheduled all non-urgent elective surgeries because of the outbreak.  

The school will be closed until Tuesday. 

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