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LCSD 1 reports 47 new COVID cases in the district

Schools and coronavirus.
Schools and coronavirus.(WLUC/CDC)
Published: Nov. 13, 2020 at 11:57 PM CST
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Release) - In coordination with the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department (CLCHD), Laramie County School District 1 has numerous safety protocols in place. However, due to the unpredictable nature of COVID-19, exposure can happen.

Tuesday, Nov. 10 through Thursday, Nov. 12, the district was notified that 29 students and 18 staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

These individuals were at the following locations—Alta Vista Elementary, Baggs Elementary, Central High, Davis Elementary, East High, Goins Elementary, Hebard Elementary, Johnson Junior High, McCormick Junior High, Meadowlark Elementary, Pioneer Park Elementary, Prairie Wind Elementary, Saddle Ridge Elementary, South High, Sunrise Elementary and Triumph High.

Those who had direct contact with any of the individuals who tested positive will be contacted and will receive guidance regarding next steps.

Students, parents and staff members are encouraged to wear face coverings. If individuals feel ill or exhibit any of the COVID-19 symptoms, they should stay home and contact a health care provider for assistance. The CLCHD is offering free COVID-19 testing at the Event Center at Archer.

Due to privacy laws, we cannot release the identities of students or staff members.

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