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Hurley K-12 School continues working around coronavirus


March 17, 2020

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

The Hurley School District School Board conducts business on Monday at Hurley K-12 School. The meeting was moved into the commons where chairs were spaced several feet apart as required for coronavirus prevention.

HURLEY, Wis. - The new coronavirus pandemic that causes coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) was the central topic the Hurley Public School Board meeting on Monday.

Two Iron County Health Department staff, Katie Hampston, public health officer, and Melissa Geach, public health nurse, were present at the meeting to answer board questions. The two said the prevention efforts that encourage isolation and bans the congregating of people are to "flatten the curve" of the number of people who are infected at any given time.

"We don't want everybody to get infected at once so the medical infrastructure is...

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