Staff member at Harrison County school tests positive for COVID-19

WEST MILFORD, W.Va. – A report from Harrison County Schools says a staff member at the West Milford Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19.

The school will remain open while disinfecting and contact tracing is being conducted.

School officials released the following statement:

“Details are being made available to keep the community informed of the transmission of COVID-19 locally. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, everyone is urged to follow best health practices as issued by the Governor’s Executive Orders and outlined by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) and the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) guidance. This includes wearing face coverings and practicing social distancing, hand washing, and cleaning protocols regularly.”