ELLIS COUNTY, Texas (CBS11) – Stafford and Italy ISD schools will be closed Thursday, February 1 and Friday, February 2 while cleaning crews decontaminate the schools for a high number of faculty and students who are out sick with the flu.

Classes will resume regular scheduled school on Tuesday, February 6, as Monday was already scheduled as a school holiday.

Italy ISD said all regular scheduled after school activities will still take place as scheduled.