A staff member who has been volunteering at the Oak Ridge Schools’ food distribution sites has tested positive for COVID-19, Superintendent Bruce Borchers said Monday.
As a result, the Oak Ridge High School and Oak Ridge Schools Preschool buildings will be closed for the remainder of this week, Borchers said in a message to staff members on Monday afternoon.
If you have been receiving meals at Oak Ridge High School, the school system recommends going to Robertsville Middle School to pick up meals. If you have been receiving meals at Oak Ridge Schools Preschool, the school system recommends going to Glenwood Elementary School to pick up meals.
Borchers said the Oak Ridge Schools’ building maintenance staff will thoroughly clean the two buildings so that they will re-open for food distribution on Monday, April 27.
“Experts advise that the COVID-19 virus survives on surfaces for fewer than five days,” Borchers said.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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