NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – A Bucks County school will be closed on Friday.

Villa Joseph Marie High School in Northampton Township is closed due to a high percentage of students and faculty with norovirus.

Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that affects the stomach and intestines and can cause vomiting, stomach cramps and diarrhea. It spreads from person to person in crowded areas.

VJMHS is scheduled to reopen on Monday, Feb. 11.

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