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Local Colleges Implement Precautionary Measures Against Spread of Coronavirus

March 13th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Local colleges and universities are implementing various plans as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID-19. On Tuesday, West Virginia University announced in a press release that it would temporarily be suspending in-person classes following spring break, scheduled March 14-22. A spokesperson for  Potomac State College confirmed that the closure will affect students at the Keyser college. Dormitories on campus will be closed during that time. Allegany College of Maryland, currently on spring break, announced Wednesday afternoon that it would be extending the scheduled time off by two days. Frostburg State University announced earlier this week  that following spring break next week "all classes, where possible, will shift to online instruction — no face-to-face classes — until at least April 6." FSU President Dr Ron Nowacyzk tells WCBC News that the campus will remain open, but students will be permitted to stay at home if desired…

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