May 29, 2009 – Health Commissioner Thomas R. Frieden and Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein today announced that the City Health Department has recommended closing one more school - P.S. 1 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn - after documenting an unusually high amount of influenza-like illness over a number of days. The school will be closed as of Saturday, May 30. The school will reopen on Thursday, June 4 for staff because of Chancellor’s Conference Day, a citywide professional development day when classes are not in session for students. The school will reopen for students on Friday, June 5.
The details for the school are:
- P.S.1 (The Bergen School, 1002 students) in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. A total of 30 students were documented with influenza-like illness yesterday and today.
For information on the complete list of school closings, see the link below:
Information on closed schools with District 75 programs is available on the link below: