Department of Health advised to close college due to COVID-19 cases – WPXI

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AMBRIDGE, Pa .– Ambridge School District officials said they have closed the college on the advice of Pennsylvania Department of Health officials due to the high number of COVID-19 cases.

Here is a message from the Superintendent in its entirety:

“Dear Ambridge Region School District Community:

Due to the number of positive COVID-19 cases at the Ambridge Area Middle School, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has advised us to close the Ambridge Area Middle School as of Tuesday, October 26, 2021. The Department of Health of Pennsylvania will notify us on Friday, October 29, 2021, whether to resume live lessons on Monday, November 1, 2021. During closure, all extracurricular activities for the College will be canceled. Additionally, during college closure, all students will log into their classes using Microsoft Teams to receive their instruction. All other school buildings in the Ambridge Area School District will remain open and operate according to their normal hours.

The well-being, health and safety of our students, staff and visitors is of the utmost importance to the Ambridge Area School District. We have developed rigorous guidelines, purchased the necessary supplies and organized training for staff to do everything possible to achieve this goal.

Please remain vigilant in the face of this public health threat circulating in our community. Together, we can work to prevent the spread of this virus and stand ready to do so. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the district’s actions regarding COVID-19, please do not hesitate to contact:

Dr Joseph W. Pasquerilla

Superintendent of Schools

Ambridge Region School District »

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