Both Plumas Unified School District and Feather River College reported positive COVID cases today, Feb. 4.
Plumas Unified School District is reporting six new COVID cases with the following breakdown:
- Greenville Elementary School -1 case
- Quincy Elementary School Pioneer campus – 1 case
- C. Roy Carmichael Elementary in Portola – 1 case
- Portola High School – 3 cases
The Plumas County Public Health Agency is conducting the contact tracing and investigation in conjunction with district nursing staff. Impacted staff will be contacted by Public Health or by PUSD.
Meanwhile, Feather River College is reporting 22 cases – 18 students and four employees — from tests that have come in over the past 48 hours. They comprise a variety of tests: rapid return antigen, at-home antigen tests and PCR lab results.
Four positive results Wednesday were from one sports team. As a result, close contacts were then tested, followed by the entire team, where four more positive results were discovered. These eight students are self-isolating or have returned to residences out of the area. All spring football classes are currently suspended per community college out-of-season protocol. The entire team will quarantine and complete antigen tests on Monday, with unvaccinated students completing a PCR test, before resuming activities.