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March 6: Coronavirus Information

In light of recent news reports and travel bans, St. Cloud Area School District recognizes staff, parents, and students may have questions and concerns about the coronavirus, called COVID-19. According to Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Stearns County Public Health, the immediate health risk from COVID-19 in our area is considered low.

Per board policy regarding infectious diseases, the District is in communication with  MDH and county health agencies regularly. The District will continue to monitor and respond according to MDH and Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines as needed.

MDH recommends that standard illness precautionary measures be taken as the best prevention from all viruses, including the coronavirus:

  • Covering a cough
  • Washing hands
  • Staying home when ill