Oakland, Oregon Schools Close Due to Flu Outbreak

, Posted: Fri, November 30 2012 at 8:17 AM, Updated: Fri, November 30 2012 at 8:20 AM

An outbreak of a stomach virus has three Oregon public schools closed Friday morning.

Students from the elementary, middle, and high school in Oakland, Oregon will not attend classes.

Officials canceled school both Thursday and Friday, after a number of students became infected with the stomach flu virus.

Health officials say the outbreaks are common in schools, nursing homes, dorms, or even cruise ships.

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