BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – COVID-19 strikes again! The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is announcing the closing one of their schools after the discovery of “several positive COVID-19 cases.”

Wedgewood Elementary is moving to remote learning on Friday, April 12.

Learning for students will take place through Google Classroom.

Staff let anyone know who may have come in contact with someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19.

“The students not identified as close contacts will return to in-person learning on Monday, August 15, 2022,” according to the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.

While the school is closed, a deep cleaning will be done of the “impacted classrooms.”

EBRPSS says, “The district will continue to consult with our Health Advisors, the Louisiana Department of Health, and other local officials for additional guidance.”

Wedgewood Elementary is located at 2330 Aspenwood Dr.

EBR Schools is providing details about their COVID-19 guidelines here.