Hempfield Area High School to close for remainder of week due to additional COVID-19 cases

Hempfield Area High School will be closed for the rest of the week after additional cases of COVID-19 were reported. The district said it was notified at 1 p.m. Tuesday that one additional high school student and one additional middle school student tested positive for COVID-19. The district said a total of 12 high school students have tested positive since Monday, Oct. 12. The high school will reopen on Monday, Oct. 26 for students of group “A.” The district said free meals can continue to be picked up at the high school between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily. High school athletics are canceled for the remainder of this week. Click here to read the full letter from the district.

Hempfield Area High School will be closed for the rest of the week after additional cases of COVID-19 were reported.

The district said it was notified at 1 p.m. Tuesday that one additional high school student and one additional middle school student tested positive for COVID-19.

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The district said a total of 12 high school students have tested positive since Monday, Oct. 12.

The high school will reopen on Monday, Oct. 26 for students of group “A.”

The district said free meals can continue to be picked up at the high school between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily. High school athletics are canceled for the remainder of this week.

Click here to read the full letter from the district.