Wamego’s Central Elementary Deals with COVID Outbreak


The latest coronavirus outbreak in schools locally has been confirmed at Wamego’s Central Elementary.

Interim USD 320 Superintendent Greg Mann says four students and four staff members tested positive for the virus, prompting a Monday closure to allow for all staff members to be tested.

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Mann said Wednesday on KMAN’s In Focus that a number of students are either utilizing quarantine classrooms or are participating in the “Test to Stay” program, administered by two nurses for the school.

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Mann says the district has been able to stay ahead of most coronavirus-related matters, however.

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