Allentown School District will be closed for cleaning on March 12th and 13th amid COVID-19 concerns. An ASD employee presented symptoms of COVID-19 and was tested. The school district plans to reopen on Monday, March 16th.
News Release from Allentown School District:
Early this evening, we were informed that an ASD employee presented with symptoms and was tested for COVID-19. Over the past few days, we have been in communication with the local and state Health Department officials. Out of an abundance of caution and to ensure the safety and wellness of our students and staff, the district will be closed for cleaning starting tomorrow, Thursday, March 12th and Friday, March 13th. Our plan is to reopen on Monday, March 16th. Our maintenance staff will use this time to perform a thorough cleaning of all district facilities. It is important to reiterate that there are no known or reported cases of COVID-19 in the Allentown School District. In this case, caution is critical and our students, staff, and families are the priority.
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