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WNY schools start closure procedures over coronavirus concerns

School districts across Western New York are announcing their closing procedures over coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — School districts across Western New York are announcing their closing procedures over coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. 

All schools in Niagara, Orleans, Monroe and Genesee counties are also closed indefinitely.

Erie County declared a state of emergency on Sunday after three county residents tested positive for coronavirus. Later in the day, that number jumped to seven confirmed cases.

County Executive Mark Poloncarz ordered all schools to be closed for Monday, but staff to report. However, some schools are planning to close schools longer. 

Al-Manar Foundation/Academy is closed until further notice.

Amherst Central Schools are closed until April 19, staff to report Monday, March 16.

Barker Central Schools are closed until further notice.

Batavia City Schools are closed until further notice

Bemus Point Central Schools are closed until further notice.

Bishop Timon/St. Jude School is closed until April 20, staff are to report March 16.

Cardinal O'Hara High School will be closed until March 30.

Cheektowaga Central Schools announced they will be closed until at least April 20 for students. The school district says it will determine if it will stay open longer on the week of April 13.

Christian Central Academy is closed until April 20, faculty and staff are to report March 16.

The Clarence Central School District will be closed until further notice. It says it will re-evaluate the length of the closure as more information becomes available.

Eden Central Schools are closed until April 19, schools will reopen on April 20.

Elmwood-Franklin School is closed through April 12.

Enterprise Charter School is are closed until April 19 and will reopen on April 20.

Frewsburg Central Schools are closed until further notice.

Grand Island Central Schools will be closed for all students until further notice. Staff to report.

Genesee Valley Educational Partnership schools are closed until further notice.

The Hamburg Central School District announced it will be closed until at least April 20, for students. The school district says it will determine if it will stay open longer on the week of April 13.

Holland Central Schools are closed until April 20, faculty and staff to report March 17.

Iroquois Central Schools are closed until April 20, faculty and staff to report March 17.

Lackawanna City Schools are closed through April 20, staff to report March 16.

Lancaster Central Schools say they will be closed indefinitely.

Lewiston-Porter Central Schools are closed until further notice.

Mount Mercy Academy is closed through March 29.

Mt. St. Mary's Academy is closed until April 19, schools reopen April 20.

Nardin Academy is closed until March 30.

Nichols School is closed through April 12.

North Collins Central Schools are closed until April 19, schools reopen on April 20.

Olean City Schools are closed until further notice.

Orchard Park Schools announced they will be closed until at least April 20 for students. The school district says they will determine if they will stay open longer on the week of April 13. 

Orleans County schools are closed until further notice.

Royalton Hartland Central Schools are closed until further notice

St. Francis High School announced Sunday that it will be closing school and all activities through April 19. The school says this move is in the best interest of their students and faculty.

St. Mary's High School in Lancaster is closed through April 19.

St. Peter & St. Paul School in Williamsville is closed until April 19, school will reopen on April 20.

St. Francis High School will be delivering instruction online.

Starpoint Central Schools are closed until further notice.

Sweet Home Central Schools will be closed through April 20.

Salamanca City Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 18, 2020 through Sunday, April 12, 2020, with instruction occurring through alternative means.

Tonawanda City Schools are closed until April 19, staff to report Monday, March 16.

Williamsville Central Schools announced they will be closed from March 16 to March 20 for students. They will make a determination on March 20 on if they will remain closed after that date.

Chautauqua County

After the county declared a state of emergency on Sunday afternoon, officials said all schools will be closed, starting Wednesday.

All schools in Niagara, Orleans, Monroe and Genesee counties are also closed indefinitely.

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