Marion County Schools and the Marion County Health Department have confirmed ONE case of COVID-19 at the East Park Elementary School, located at 1025 Fairfax Street.
The case is associated with one confirmed student, which was identified on Thursday, October 15, 2020.
After initial contact tracing and case investigation, the decision was made to quarantine ONLY Cohort B of the Kindergarten class of East Park Elementary School, at this time.
The quarantine will continue through Friday, October 23, 2020. Students and staff in Kindergarten Cohort B will be permitted to reenter the building starting on Monday, October 26, 2020, following their regular work and cohort attendance schedules.
Media contact: (Lloyd White, Marion County Health Department) at (304-366-3360).
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