Covid-19 School Closure Information

The outbreak of the new coronavirus disease, known as COVID-19, has people concerned around the world, including staff and families at South Washington County Schools. District 833 Covid-19

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus, and health officials are learning more about it every day. Symptoms are similar to other respiratory illnesses and include fever, cough and shortness of breath. More common infections, like the cold and flu, also have similar symptoms.

Though we do not have any cases of COVID-19 in our school communities, South Washington County Schools continues to plan and prepare for the possibility. We are in close communication with the Minnesota Department of Health and will follow all guidelines of local health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).