Information for media: New confirmed COVID-19 cases at Spanish Springs Elementary and Spanish Springs High School.

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Melissa Gillis


Information for media:  Confirmed COVID-19 case

September 9, 2020



Reno, NV (September 9, 2020) --

The Washoe County School District (WCSD) has received word that one staff member, who serves both Spanish Springs High School and Spanish Springs Elementary School, has a confirmed positive case of COVID-19. 

WCSD is working in partnership with the Washoe County Health District to conduct contact tracing and has determined that no other individuals will be excluded at either school. 

WCSD is following enhanced cleaning protocols per the Washoe County Health District and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. 

Out of privacy concerns, no other information will be shared regarding the individual.  

Please visit our website at for a link to the Reopening Plan and the WCSD/WCHD Outbreak Response Plan for more information.  

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