This Idaho elementary school has shut there doors because so many kids are out with the flu. 

At Pinehurst Elementary School 140 of their 430 students were out sick yesterday.

Influenza has been the worst we've seen here in Idaho in a long time, in fact at least 13 people have already died from the flu.

According to the Idaho Statesman, the spike in sickness at Pinehurst Elementary, which is located in Northern Idaho, has lead to the decision to shut school doors until January 15th.

It is highly recommended that you get your flu shot this year and for more information regarding the flu in Idaho click HERE.