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Salamanca schools to have virtual instruction only Thursday and Friday

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Posted at 4:07 PM, Oct 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-14 16:07:54-04

SALAMANCA, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Salamanca City Central School District announced Wednesday that all schools in the district will be closed to in-person instruction on Thursday and Friday.

The district says they are monitoring "a number of possible exposures to COVID-19 for students and staff in our school community." The Cattaraugus County Department of Health informed the district that there are "no positive first contact diagnoses at this time."

According to the district, out of caution, all after-school activities are canceled for Wednesday afternoon and instruction for all schools will be virtual only on Thursday and Friday.

"The health, safety, and well-being of our school community remains our top priority and while there are NO positive cases, we are taking this proactive measure to ensure maximum safety," says the district.