LCSD 1 records twenty-nine new COVID-19 cases

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Published: Jan. 8, 2021 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.

From Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 through Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, the district was notified that 17 students and 12 staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

These individuals were at the following locations—Administration Building, Arp Elementary, Baggs Elementary, Carey Junior High, Central High, Davis Elementary, East High, Fairview/Lebhart Elementary, Goins Elementary, Hebard Elementary, Johnson Junior High, McCormick Junior High, Rossman 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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