Local School District Leaders Call For Help Getting COVID Cases Under Control


Leaders for the Treasure Valley’s largest school districts are urging the public to help get escalating COVID-19 case counts under control, warning the current path puts in-person classes at risk.

It is signed by superintendents of schools in the 5A and 4A Southern Idaho Conferences, as well as the directors of the Central and Southwest health districts.

The Idaho Statesman reports, the letter implores Treasure Valley residents to follow all public health advice to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

It asks residents to wear a face covering, keep their distance from others, wash their hands, follow quarantines and avoid social gatherings and large crowds.

The letter is signed by the superintendents of all the major school districts in the area.