From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
PINSON — Jefferson County Schools confirmed a person at Pinson Valley High School tested positive for COVID-19.
The school system said students and employees at the school may have been exposed to the coronavirus.
“While it is unknown when or where this individual contracted COVID-19, we take this situation very seriously and have been in communication with JCDH and other agencies,” Jefferson County Schools said in a statement.
The last day of classes in Jefferson County was Friday, March 13. The CDC has found the novel coronavirus may remain viable for hours to days on surfaces.
All Jefferson County Schools and facilities will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized before students and faculty are allowed inside.