West Orange High School pivots to online learning after positive COVID-19 cases on campus

Officials at West Orange High School announced Friday that 10 people there tested positive for COVID-19 and that at least two more cases were pending.The Department of Health identified that 159 students and staff members had direct contact with those 10 people and they have asked all of them to quarantine.For the next two weeks, the 922 students and staff members who would have been on campus to learn will instead be doing at-home learning.The plan is to bring everyone back on Monday, Oct. 5.The district and Department of Health will offer drive-thru testing for free for West Orange High School students and staff members who have been on campus in the meantime.Health officials said they believe an outbreak at Olympia High School earlier this month was due in part to a birthday party.

Officials at West Orange High School announced Friday that 10 people there tested positive for COVID-19 and that at least two more cases were pending.

The Department of Health identified that 159 students and staff members had direct contact with those 10 people and they have asked all of them to quarantine.

For the next two weeks, the 922 students and staff members who would have been on campus to learn will instead be doing at-home learning.

The plan is to bring everyone back on Monday, Oct. 5.

The district and Department of Health will offer drive-thru testing for free for West Orange High School students and staff members who have been on campus in the meantime.

Health officials said they believe an outbreak at Olympia High School earlier this month was due in part to a birthday party.

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