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Ella White kindergarten class sent home after infection

News File Photo Ella White Elementary School is seen in this November 2018 file photo.

ALPENA — A kindergarten class at Ella White Elementary School has been directed to self-isolate until Nov. 25 and will return to class on Nov. 30.

Alpena Public Schools officials said in a press release today that officials were informed by District Health Department No. 4 on Monday that someone connected to the school was infected with COVID-19.

The Health Department is investigating the situation and will notify parents of any close contacts who will need to self-isolate or take other measures.

APS officials urged parents and community members to monitor themselves and their children closely for symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

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