Burlington school closed for rest of the week due to illness

BURLINGTON, KY (FOX19) - A Boone County school is closed for the rest of the week due to illness.

About 166 students (24 percent) at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Burlington reported being sick on Tuesday. Because of the high rate of illness, school officials decided to close the school for the rest of the week.

"This was a difficult decision for us, but it is imperative that we get our students healthy again," a statement on the school's website read.

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