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Johnson City schools out Friday for illness, Monday for Presidents' Day

Staff Reports • Updated Feb 16, 2017 at 5:29 PM

JOHNSON CITY — Johnson City public schools have joined other area schools closing for illness. The school system announced Thursday that it would be closed Friday for illness and it already was to be closed Monday for Presidents’ Day. Kingsport City Schools and Washington County, Tenn., schools are closed Thursday and Friday for illness, and Hawkins and Sullivan counties were closed Monday and Tuesday. School officials report a mix of flu, stomach and intestinal viruses, norovirus, strep and sinus infections. Kingsport students are to return Monday, while Hawkins students are to be out for Presidents’ Day.

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