Rice Elementary closes due to high COVID cases


MOUNTAIN TOP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Rice Elementary is closing for high numbers of positive cases of COVID-19.

According to the Crestwood School District Administrator Robert F. Mehalick, Rice Elementary will be closed until November 22nd.

Mehalick says the elementary school is experiencing a high number of positive COVID-19 cases within their building over the past few days.

This closure only involves Rice Elementary. Fairview and the Secondary Campus will continue with in-person instruction.

Rice Elementary will transition to virtual instruction. For more information you can go to the Crestwood School District Facebook page.

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