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COVID-19 cases close Colonial Heights High School for the rest of the month

Posted at 3:17 PM, Nov 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-11 18:11:03-05

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. -- Colonial Heights High School will close for the rest of the month after positive COVID-19 cases were reported at the school.

"We are following the guidelines and safety protocols outlined by the Chesterfield Virginia Department of Health. Anyone who is directly affected will be contacted by the Colonial Heights High School administration," the school posted on social media. "As a precaution, Colonial Heights High School students and teachers will transition to full virtual learning for all students beginning tomorrow [Thursday, November 12]."

The high school is scheduled to reopen to in-person learning on Monday, November 30, 2020.

"The safety of our students, staff, and community is a top priority, and we will continue to be transparent while following VDH guidance for each unique situation," the Colonial Heights Schools post continued. "We urge families to continue to be diligent about wearing masks in public, handwashing, and social distancing."

This is a developing story.