CENTRALIA — Centralia’s Junior High and Central Middle School has shut down for a 14-day period to do positive COVID-19 tests among students and staff.
The schools will have full remote learning through Friday, Nov. 6 with a return to in-person learning on Monday, Nov. 9. Centralia City Schools Superintendent Craig Clark made the announcement on Facebook Thursday after individuals at Centralia Junior High Tested positive for the coronavirus.
Staff members and students who have been Staff members and students who are identified as having prolonged close contact to those who have tested positive will be placed in quarantine for 14 days while close contacts will receive separate health department notifications. There will be ongoing monitoring of students and staff for signs and symptoms of the illness.
Operations at Schiller and Jordan schools are unaffected as those schools will remain open to in-person learning.
Clark encouraged everyone should monitor their health and stay at home if they develop symptoms. Anyone experiencing symptoms or that is sick should contact their health care provider to determine if testing is needed. Immediate medical care should be sought if the symptoms are severe.
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