SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A student at a San Juan Unified school program has tested positive for COVID-19, the district announced Wednesday.
Officials say the child attended one of Howe Avenue Elementary’s Discovery Club groups.READ MORE: Fans React To Closure Of Orangevale Music Venue The Boardwalk
According to a release from the district, the student was last on campus Sept. 9. Students and staff who may have been exposed will be notified.READ MORE: Controversial New Report Says No Amount Of Alcohol Is Good For The Heart
In the meantime, other students and staff are being asked to quarantine. The Discovery Club class will be closed through at least Sept. 24, and the site will be sanitized.MORE NEWS: Study: States With Weaker Gun Laws Have Higher Rates Of Firearm Related Homicides, Suicides
SJUSD said the Discovery Club used several strategies to reduce the likelihood of spreading COVID-19 including face masks, increased cleaning, encouraged frequent hand washing, and minimizing the number of students or staff who interact with each other.