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Pearl B. Larsen Pre K-8, Ulla F. Muller Elementary Resume In-Person Learning

Pearl B. Larsen School (File photo)
Pearl B. Larsen School on St. Croix. (Bill Kossler photo)

The Pearl B. Larsen Pre K-8 School on St. Croix and the Ulla F. Muller Elementary School on St. Thomas will resume in-person learning Monday, the Department of Education announced.

The schools reverted to virtual learning on Sept. 9 and 10 due to COVID-19 exposure. Both campuses have been thoroughly sanitized using CDC-approved products and solutions, the department said in its Sunday news release announcing the re-opening.

The department reminded employees who are sick to remain at home.

“If an employee has undergone COVID-19 testing, he or she should remain quarantined until negative COVID-19 test results are received. If an employee tests positive for COVID-19, he or she should seek further guidance from the V.I. Department of Health or a healthcare provider,” the news release said.

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Education also told parents that if they or anyone in their household tests positive for COVID-19 or has COVID-19-related symptoms, children in that household should not attend in-person classes.

“All members of the household must remain in quarantine until negative COVID-19 test results are received or until all members have been cleared by the V.I. Department of Health,” the statement said.

To knowingly expose others to COVID-19 is punishable by fines and imprisonment.

The COVID-19 vaccine is available to all USVI residents age 12 and older. Visit www.covid19usvi.com/vaccines for more information and to schedule an appointment to receive the free COVID-19 vaccine.

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