CHICAGO (CBS) — Some students at Joliet Catholic have tested positive for COVID-19, and parents say they got a voicemail message from the school Friday night saying in-person learning is over for at least a week.
The school sent out an email that does not specify where the students contracted the novel coronavirus, but it does tell families they are contact tracing.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 2 Injured In I-57 Expressway Shooting Near 119th Street
CBS 2’s Steven Graves spoke with two parents who got a call about potential exposure. Both have children who are football players. They are worried it might be connected to the team.
CBS 2 tried reaching out to the school for more information to no avail.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Temperatures Climbing; Sunny Skies Ahead
In the email there is no mention of exactly how many students were exposed to or contracted COVID-19.
The school will be switching to e-learning.
Those with potential exposure will have to quarantine for 14 days. Other students will be able to return to school in a week after the school goes through a deep clean.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup
School just started last Monday.