Andrean High School president Harry Vande Velde III said the school was closed “for a thorough cleaning” on Monday.
Up to 122 people have been admitted to the intensive care units at Illinois hospitals for treatment of the flu. Seven of those people died.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is encouraging people to get their flu shots and leading by example.
It’s supposed to keep you from getting sick, but a far north suburban resident said he came down with a serious neurological disorder after being pressured by his bosses to get a flu shot.