The Jim Hogg County Independent School District announced Thursday that the district would be closed on Friday, Jan. 26.

The closure was announced as the district is proactive in keeping the health and safety of the students and staff a priority. The district will aggressively continue the disinfection of all facilities as an effort to lessen the risk and spread of infection.

With the district being closed all extra-curricular activities will continue as scheduled.

Classes at the district will resume on Monday, Jan. 29.

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