MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris School District has announced that the Morristown High School will follow an all-virtual schedule for the next three days after a member of the school community tested positive for COVID-19 and a close contact of that person is displaying symptoms.

In a communication to families, Mark Manning stated that the school will be all-virtual for Tuesday September 29 through Thursday October 1.

There will be no in-person extra or co-curricular activities or athletic practices or scrimmages during this time, Manning stated in the letter.

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"We are working very closely with the local health department to monitor this situation carefully", the letter read.

Families were reminded to screen their children each day and to call the school nurse immediately if children exhibit fever of 100 degrees or greater, new cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, loss of taste or smell, headache, bodyache, chills, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, congestion or runny nose.

"We will update everyone regarding the situation as soon as possible". Manning stated. "By Thursday the latest".


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