UPDATE: Nutter Fort Intermediate to remain closed until October 26

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UPDATE (10/13/2020 8:02 p.m.):

NUTTER FORT, W.Va. – Harrison County School officials have announced that one school in the county will remain closed until next Monday due to COVID-19 cases.

Due to increased cases of COVID-19 at Nutter Fort Intermediate, Harrison County Schools along with the Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department have determined that the school will be closed until Monday, October 26, 2020, according to a post from the school district’s Facebook page.

Harrison County Schools are operating remotely this week due to Harrison County being “orange” on the state’s color-coded school map.


ORIGINAL (10/12/2020 11:31 a.m.):

NUTTER FORT, W.Va. – Harrison County Schools has confirmed that three staff members at Nutter Fort Intermediate School have tested positive for COVID-19.

A release that was issued on Sunday stated that Harrison County schools identified the three positive cases while working with the local health department. Officials said in the release that a continued epidemiological investigation and contact tracing are ongoing and the building’s status will be determined following the conclusion of the investigation.

The release stated that a deep cleaning of the building was scheduled to take place at 6 a.m. on Monday morning.

One student at Nutter Fort Intermediate School was confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19 on October 2.

Harrison County Schools are operating remotely this week due to Harrison County being “orange” on the state’s color-coded school map.

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