Perry County Schools closed rest of week due to sickness

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PERRY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Perry County Schools will be closed the rest of the week due to the flu and strep throat.

Superintendent Eric Lomax told News 2 more than 140 students were absent on Wednesday. Students are scheduled to return to school on Monday.

This is the second time the school district has been forced to cancel classes due to sickness this month.