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Waynesboro Area School District Reports New COVID-19 Cases

The Waynesboro Area School District is now reporting new cases of COVID-19.

On Monday, They announced their 4th COVID-19 Case in the district. These cases came from Mowrey. One of the elementary schools.

According to Dr. Tod Kline, WASD Superintendent, The Pennsylvania Department Of Health confirmed these cases. Two Staff members were affected and they are following the self-quarantine protocols.

Kline state that “We performed contact tracing, and those who were considered exposed to the individuals have been notified and are quarantining also.” and “At this point no students have tested positive but a small number of students have been told to quarantine just as a precaution.”

The Pennsylvania Department Of Health defines “exposed” as someone who has been within 6 feet of the individual/individuals for more than 15 minutes.

Kline explains that in addition to notifying staff and parents, they have also used foggers and misters and cleaned high touch areas.

“We are doing everything we can to keep the kids in school,” Kline said. “The building probably doesn’t look any different, but parents and students can rest assured that it’s a very sanitary environment.”

Dr. Kline has explained that student schedules will not be affected. “We are doing everything we can to keep the kids in school,” Kline said. “The building probably doesn’t look any different, but parents and students can rest assured that it’s a very sanitary environment.”

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