COVID Media Release 01/02/2021

MEDIA RELEASE

FROM: Donna Talerico, Deputy Superintendent Susan Haslebacher, Supervisor of School Health

DATE: Saturday, April 3, 2021

RE: COVID-19 Update

Working with the Monongalia County Health Department, Monongalia County Schools has confirmed a positive COVID-19 case at Cheat Lake Elementary School. We have conducted appropriate contact tracing and investigations. Disinfecting of the areas within the building were conducted this morning.

We will closely monitor as we adhere to the Monongalia County Health Department requirement of 14-day quarantines.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, everyone is urged to follow best health practices as issued by the Governor’s Executive Orders and outlined by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) and the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) guidance. This includes wearing face coverings, and practicing social distancing, hand washing and cleaning protocols regularly.