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Carencro Heights Elementary School Closed Friday Due To Flu Outbreak

Nov 07, 2019 05:29PM ● By News Desk

LPSS has announced that Carencro Heights Elementary School will be closed tomorrow, November 8, 2019, due to a large number of confirmed influenza virus cases. In addition to preventing the spread of germs, the closure will allow custodial staff to thoroughly clean and disinfect the school as well as allow anyone who is sick time to recover over the extended weekend.

Carencro Heights Elementary School will be open and resume its normal schedule Monday, November 11, 2019.

We recommend that anyone showing any flu-like signs or symptoms see their physician as early as possible being there is a treatment for the flu, and anyone with medical conditions will be at increased risk for serious complications.

The Carencro School Based Health Clinic, located on the Carencro Middle School campus is offering flu vaccines for those with no insurance or that have Medicaid, however, an appointment is required. Keep in mind, the flu vaccine does take 2 weeks to start protecting a patient.

The address, phone number and hours of the clinic are as follows:
Carencro School Based Health Clinic
Carencro Middle School Campus
4301 N University Avenue
Carencro, LA 70525
7:30 am – 3:30 pm
(337) 521-7499