The Cossatot River School District closed all campuses to deal with a mumps outbreak. The following was released today:
Due to an outbreak of mumps across the district, school will dismiss at 2 p.m. today (3-12-19) and be out for the remainder of the week. We will be using three A.M.I. days for contagious disease. Parent Teacher conferences will be cancelled and rescheduled at a later time. Students will return 3/25/19 after Spring Break.
A number of schools in Arkansas have closed due to high numbers of students being absent due to the flu, but this is the first closing due to mumps.
For more information on mumps contact your family doctor or the local Health Unit