Van Dyke Public Schools closed Friday due to spread of ‘too many’ illnesses

District says too many illnesses circulating to operate safely

Lockers in school. (WDIV)

Van Dyke Public Schools will be closed on Friday, Dec. 9, due to too many illnesses spreading throughout the community.

School officials announced Thursday night that the district would close its doors for a long weekend to help prevent the spread of several illnesses circulating in the region.

“It seems as if there are too many illnesses going around to safely and healthily run our buildings,” officials wrote on the district website. “It’s definitely December in Michigan. Please get some rest this weekend and stay safe.”

The following schools are affected:

Click here for more information from the school district.

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Brandon Carr is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. Brandon is the 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient for Community Service.