Pickford Public Schools has decided to close the district in the face of new COVID-19 cases.
The decision comes following news of two confirmed cases in the school district.
Pickford Schools is working with the Chippewa County Health Department to determine if any other students or staff members have been impacted.
The school closures will remain in effect for the rest of the week with face to face instruction expected to resume on Monday, October 19th.
Meantime, the health department is reminding the Pickford community to practice social distancing, wear a mask, and practice good hand hygiene.