One class goes to distance learning at Glenwood Springs Elementary School |

One class goes to distance learning at Glenwood Springs Elementary School

Glenwood Springs Elementary School on Wednesday transitioned one class to distance learning because of a confirmed case of COVID-19, Roaring Fork School District officials advised in a news release.

School staff is working with Garfield County Public Health on contact tracing and has contacted all students and staff who have been exposed, according to the release.

“These individuals will stay home and quarantine for 14 days, per public health protocols,” the release stated. “Impacted teachers who are asymptomatic will continue to deliver instruction remotely for all students. Classes for non-impacted students will continue with coverage provided by substitute teachers.”

Affected areas in the school are being deep-cleaned and disinfected prior to the return of non-impacted students and staff to those areas, according to the release.

This is the second school/classroom quarantine for the district since the return to in-person learning for K-3 students last week and grades 4-8 this week. Over the weekend, 30 students and staff at Crystal River Elementary School in Carbondale were placed on quarantine.

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