ROCK SPRINGS – Sweetwater County School District (SCSD) No.1 reports 66 new positive COVID-19 cases in its fourth week of school. So far, the total known positive COVID-19 cases for District No.1 is 126 students and 18 staff.
According to a ParentSquare message sent this afternoon by SCSD Superintendent No. 1 Kelly McGovern, the district is reporting 66 new positive cases of COVID-19 during the fourth week of school from September 6 to 9.
The District strongly encourages parents, students and staff to take whatever precautions they deem necessary for personal protection, including staying home in case of illness, washing hands, wearing masks and getting vaccinated. With the increase in the number of COVID-19 in our region, parents are urged to keep their children at home if they are showing symptoms.
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“We realize that not everything is COVID, but one or more of these symptoms may suggest an infectious disease and the student should not go to school whether or not the disease is COVID-19,” the message reads. .
Below is a great link for parents to decide whether to send their children to school. There is also a button to change it to Spanish.
Can I send my student to school? – Reference COVID-19
Below is the number of positive COVID cases reported for the week of September 6-9, 2021:
“The district continues to take precautionary measures to protect our students and staff from COVID and other illnesses that arise, and to keep schools open,” the message read. “Although there are no restrictions in place and masks are optional, School District # 1 continues to promote and model good hand washing, use improved ventilation systems, UV lighting -C, ionizers and negative air pressure systems that were installed last year. “