Lewis County Schools close Thursday, Friday due to illness

Lewis County Elementary

LEWIS COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Lewis County Schools will be closed Thursday and Friday after a reported 20 percent of the students have been out sick this week.

Superintendent Benny Pace told News 2 that 15 percent of the teachers have also been out sick.

The closure was decided to help minimize the potential for the sickness to spread.

Classes at all Lewis County Schools will be closed the rest of the week, along with extended care.

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