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Mount Anthony Union High School will remain open after a COVID-19 case was reported among the school community.

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BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony Union High School will remain open for hybrid in-person learning after the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union was notified of a positive test in the MAUHS learning community.

“In keeping with Vermont Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, our team took immediate steps to isolate the situation. We are working closely with local and state officials to ensure our community remains safe and healthy,” SVSU superintendent James Culkeen said in a statement.

After a meeting with the SVSU Rapid Response Team, the school’s principal, and representatives from the Vermont Department of Health, it was determined that the building could remain open. All those affected have been contacted.

Maintenance will be going through the school for a thorough sanitation process.

SVSU said it was unable to release any further details.

“Please be assured that we continue to plan for a safe and healthy school environment by implementing best practices in alignment with guidance from the Vermont Department of Health and the Vermont Agency of Education,” the statement reads.

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