Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Health departments continue to work for school starts

By RICHARD JENKINS

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HURLEY — The health departments in both Iron County and the Western Upper Peninsula continue to work with local school districts as they start the school year in the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“You, your children and our schools are preparing for a very different start to the school year. Positive cases continue to rise and the COVID-19 virus remains active in Iron County,” an Iron County Health Department spokesperson said in a news release Thursday. “Regardless of whether your child is returning to school in person or...