FREEPORT, Pa. (KDKA) – A member of the Freeport Area High School has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Freeport Area School District sent out a letter to families saying it learned a member of the high school community has coronavirus. The letter says no additional information can be provided due to privacy rights.READ MORE: Man In Serious But Stable Condition After Shooting In Pittsburgh's Spring Hill Neighborhood
The letter continues to read:
“It is worthy of note that the person in question was asymptomatic at last contact with the school campus; however, we are issuing this notice out of an abundance of caution. According to officials at the Department of Health, you or your family member was unlikely to be exposed or is at least at a very low risk.READ MORE: Columbus Police Chief Answers Questions After Deadly Shooting Of Ma'Kiah Bryant
Be assured of any necessary additional communications as we continue to collaborate and receive guidance from the Health Department.
This notice is to inform, rather than frighten. We understand this is a period of high anxiety throughout our country.”
The Freeport Area School District covers part of Armstrong and Butler counties. As of Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reports one case of COVID-19 in Armstrong County, and 12 in Butler County.MORE NEWS: Two Black Bears Kill Chicken, Destroy Chicken Coop In Bell Acres Borough
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