San Juan School District closes its schools through March 27

On Friday, March 13, the San Juan School District announced it will be shutting down all schools through March 27. Remote teaching will continue as will the school breakfast and lunch program. Meals will be available for pick up at school locations during posted hours.

There are currently no known cases of the novel coronavirus in San Juan County or on the Navajo Nation, but everyone in the United States is being advised to limit gatherings to less than 10 people and to avoid all unnecessary social contact. For more information on the virus, click here. The full announcement from San Juan School District is below.

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