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Wayne School of Engineering has reported COVID-19 cluster

On September 21, Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) reported a COVID-19 cluster involving five members of the Wayne School of Engineering middle school cheerleading squad.

As part of its COVID-19 response protocols, WCPS reported and confirmed the clusters with the local health department. All recommended guidelines from the NC Department of Health and Human Services are being followed. In a child care or school setting, NCDHHS defines a COVID-19 cluster as a minimum of five laboratory confirmed cases with illness onsets or initial positive results within a 14-day period and plausible epidemiologic linkage between cases.

Learn more about the district's COVID-19 response protocols at: https://www.waynecountyschools.org/NCGuidelinesforSchoolReopening.aspx

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