BAKER, La (BRPROUD) — Due to multiple positive COVID-19 cases with the staff and or students, the Impact Charter School will be closed on Aug. 15 and 16, according to the school’s administration team.

Students are allowed to work remotely Monday and Tuesday.

The school released the following statement:

Teachers will communicate with parents what students should work on at home for class. On Monday and Tuesday, inside the school building and buses will be thoroughly deep cleaned and disinfected. The administration will continue to follow guidance of Health Advisors, the Louisiana Department of Health, Louisiana Department of Education. Although we realize the decision may be inconvenient for some of our families, the health and safety of our students and staff is most important. We are looking forward to a great school year though we must continue to respond appropriately to this pandemic.”