GSHS transitions 47 students and staff to distance learning while GSES transitions 16 students and staff in unrelated cases

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GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Glenwood Springs High School is transitioning 27 students and staff to distance learning because of a confirmed positive case of Covid-19. Because the individual with a positive case of Covid-19 was last at school on Wednesday, November 18, those quarantining will return to school on Thursday, December 3.

Glenwood Springs High School is also transitioning 20 students and staff to distance learning because of a separate confirmed positive case of Covid-19. Because the individual with a positive case of Covid-19 was last at school on Thursday, November 19, those quarantining will return to school on Friday, December 4.

Glenwood Springs Elementary School is transitioning 16 students and staff to distance learning because of a confirmed positive case of Covid-19. Because the individual with a positive case of Covid-19 was last at school on Friday, November 20, those quarantining will return to school on Monday, December 7.

All students and staff who have been exposed based on contact tracing have been contacted directly. In-person classes for non-impacted students will continue after the Thanksgiving break. The district cannot divulge names to protect patient confidentiality. The affected areas in the schools will be deep cleaned and disinfected prior to the return of non-impacted students and staff.

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