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LCSD 1 reports 33 new COVID-19 cases

Schools and coronavirus.
Schools and coronavirus.(WLUC/CDC)
Published: Dec. 2, 2020 at 12:04 AM CST
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (PRESS 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.

From Tuesday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 29, the district was notified that 22 students and 11 staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

These individuals were at the following locations—Afflerbach Elementary, Alta Vista Elementary, Baggs Elementary, Central High, East High, Freedom Elementary, Jessup Elementary, Goins Elementary, Hobbs Elementary, McCormick Junior High, Meadowlark Elementary, Rossman Elementary, Saddle Ridge Elementary, South High and Sunrise Elementary.

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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