BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - 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.