Douglas Unified School District to go remote for two weeks following spike in COVID-19 cases

Douglas Unified School District to go remote for two weeks following spike in COVID-19 cases
File photo of a student studying. (Source: Live 5 News)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 17, all Douglas Unified School District staff will work remotely until the end of the month to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Superintendent Ana Samaniego made the decision in a letter to the district’s community, citing a spike in coronavirus cases among staff. Both students and staff can return to the classroom Tuesday, Dec. 1.

During the two-week remote period, the district will not serve meals to students, according to the superintendent’s letter.

Read the full letter below:

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