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Confirmed COVID-19 case at Irondale Community School

The Irondale Community School has a confirmed case of COVID-19, Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Walter Gonsoulin Jr. announced Saturday. 

In a letter posted to the City of Irondale’s Facebook page, Gonsoulin said an individual at the school tested positive for the virus, and that students and employees at the school may have been exposed.   

The last day of class for the school was March 13.

Gonsoulin wrote that it’s unknown when or where the person contracted the virus. 

He asked that anyone who experiences symptoms of COVID-19 call their physician or the Jefferson County Health Department. 

Symptoms of COVID-19 include a fever, shortness of breath and a dry cough.

Eddie Burkhalter is a reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter. You can email him at [email protected] or reach him via Twitter.

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