CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Cleaning and disinfecting practices have been stepped up at Memorial Middle School after an employee reported symptoms similar to those associated with COVID-19.

According to the Cedar Grove municipal website, the unidentified person reported symptoms on Monday and underwent testing for the coronavirus. The case has been reported to the Montclair Health Department for investigation. 

Close contacts of the case are currently being determined. The Cedar Grove Board of Education is coordinating closely with public health officials. The school board said it is "following CDC, state and local health department guidance in order to assure the health and safety of our community."

Cleaning and disinfecting of all exposed areas has been completed, according to the school board.