WARREN, NJ - A Warren Township resident, the parent of a K-8 Warren student, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a letter sent to parents and guardians on Sunday from Dr. Matthew Mingle, Superintendent of Warren Township Schools.

"The District learned today that a parent of a student has tested positive for COVID-19," the letter said. “The entire family has been quarantined.”

Neither the parent nor the child were present in any school building while symptomatic, and the exposure risk to the students and staff is low, he said.

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Health officials will be contacting anyone determined to be close contacts with the family and will advise them about additional precautions they should take.

Information regarding the family’s identity will not be released. 

Warren Township Schools will be closing all buildings and implementing a distance learning plan effective Monday, March 16, 2020 through spring break, April 12. All field trips, school events, and building usage are also postponed effective 4:00pm on Friday, March 13, 2020.


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