Flu concerns close North Side school

May 8, 2009 8:23:41 PM PDT
As a precaution against the potential spread of the flu, Chicago Public School officials ordered the temporary closing of a special education facility starting Monday.Northside Learning Center is located in the 3700 block of West Bryn Mawr.

The action was taken after unusual numbers of absences and illnesses were reported. The city Department of Public Health recommended the closing.

The center has 288 students.