Bethel School officials have just been notified that an attendee at a national conference which several High School students and staff attended, tested positive for COVID-19. The district has been in contact with those families and they will be monitoring themselves for symptoms. None of the students or staff are presenting with symptoms.
In an abundance of caution the Bethel School District is closing school Friday, March 13 to assess the situation with the Bethel Director of Health and the Director of Emergency Management.
Superintendent Christine Carver says this is a low risk situation. She plans to provide an update Friday when they have more information, including if they have to extend the closing.
Danbury Public Schools are closing Friday, March 13th until further notice. The decision to close the schools was made out of an abundance of caution due to the evolving corornavirus situation.
All Newtown Public Schools will be closed for Teacher Professional Development day Friday, March 13. No students should report to school.
Elmwood Hall Senior Center in Danbury is cancelling all programs except the Breakfast Program, Senior Nutrition Lunch program, and the AARP Tax Assistance Program. We will continue to administer the State of CT Rent Rebate program. The Elmwood Hall Senior Center will remain open to assist seniors, but all activities, programs and events, except for those mentioned above have been cancelled until the end of March.