EPHRATA - On Thursday, the Ephrata School District confirmed that a number of its staff members had or have contracted coronavirus.
iFIBER ONE News spoke to Ephrata School District Superintendent Tim Payne who wouldn’t confirm the number of coronavirus cases, active or inactive. Payne also wouldn’t confirm the positions of employment of those who contracted the illness.
Despite, the COVID-19 cases, Payne says the school district will ‘stay the course’ and stick to the schedule of starting partial in-person learning on Monday, Oct. 19.
Payne says those who have been infected have been quarantined and the proper safety protocols to prevent the spread of the illness within the district have been taken.