Fowler Drive Elementary School is closed until after Thanksgiving break because a number of staff members are in quarantine after being exposed to COVID-19.
The exposures occurred before schools reopened Nov. 9, and none of the staff members have tested positive, according to a Nov. 11 letter principal Selecia Hardy sent to parents. The quarantines left the school with a shortage of critical staff, Hardy wrote.
CCSD reported 19 total positive tests among students and employees last week and 73 precautionary quarantines. Two positive tests and 14 quarantines resulted from exposure or potential exposure on school campuses.
About 70% of CCSD elementary and middle-school students returned to school for in-person instruction Nov. 9. High schools will remain closed until at least January.
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