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Rockford High School, freshman center, to close for 2 weeks to prevent spread of COVID-19

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Posted at 6:49 PM, Oct 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-10 18:49:38-04

ROCKFORD, Mich. — Rockford High School, along with the Rockford Freshman Center, will be closed for the next two weeks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Students will be learning remotely, as both buildings will be closed from Monday to Oct. 23.

More than 400 Rockford students have been quarantined, according to an annoucement the school district's website.

17 Rockford students have been placed in isolation after testing positive over the last 14 days.

The annoucement said that the Kent County Health Department called for the closing of both buildings in an effort to contain the virus.

Earlier this week, Rockford cancelled their varsity football game after a player on the team contracted the virus.