New Mexico Schools Warn Families to Expect Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted on March 5, 2020 1:20 pm
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Families in New Mexico are being warned by school officials to prepare for an outbreak of coronavirus, according to reports.

Letters from the Public Education Department being sent home with students indicate authorities are anticipating the infection will spread in the state, according to KOB4.

“No cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed in NM to date, but this will likely change,” the letter warns.

Parents have been briefed about the possibility schools could close and are advised to follow common sense measures to prevent spread of disease.

Veronica Garcia, superintendent at Santa Fe Public Schools, claims too many New Mexico schools aren’t staffed