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Coronavirus: San Juan Unified says Citrus Heights schools to remain open, for now

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The San Juan Unified School District alerted parents and students on Saturday that all classes and student events will continue as scheduled, amid growing coronavirus concerns that led the Elk Grove Unified School District to announce closure of its schools for a week.

A statement posted on San Juan’s website and social media pages says “there are no known confirmed cases of coronavirus among San Juan Unified students, staff or family members at this time.”

“We continue to monitor the situation carefully in partnership with local health officials and remain committed to taking any recommended actions that will protect the health and safety of students, staff and community members, including school closure if necessary,” the district said in its statement.

The district also said it is expanding its efforts to prevent the potential spread of the coronavirus by increasing hand washing, sanitization and deep cleanings on campuses. Those who are ill are asked to stay home until they are free of all symptoms for 24-hours, including fever.

A feedback form has also been set up online for the public to provide suggestions to the district on how to best to respond to concerns with coronavirus.

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