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Fremont entities closing due to coronavirus precautions

Posted at 2:49 PM, Mar 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-07 23:50:03-05

FREMONT, Neb. (KMTV) — Fremont Public Schools, Midland University, Archbishop Bergan Catholic Schools, Trinity Lutheran School and the Fremont Family YMCA announced closures and postponed events in an e-mail Saturday due to coronavirus precautions.

See the closures and postponed events announced in the e-mail below.

Fremont Public Schools
Fremont Public Schools will be closed district-wide effective immediately through March 14. Our regularly scheduled Spring Break will take place March 15-22. The following activities will be canceled or postponed until after March 14, with details regarding these events forthcoming.

  • Fremont High School Musical
  • All athletic and extracurricular activities and practices
  • Fremont Public Schools facilities will be closed for outside use
  • Please refer to www.fremonttigers.org for more information

Midland University
Midland University’s Fremont campus will be closed effective immediately through March 15. Additional details will be sent to all students, faculty, and staff via internal email correspondence.

  • All extracurricular activities through March 15, both home and away, will be canceled or postponed.
  • Residence Halls and the dining hall will remain open.

Archbishop Bergan Catholic Schools
Archbishop Bergan Catholic Schools, including the Bergan Early Childhood Education Center, Bergan Elementary & Bergan Middle/High School will be closed effective immediately through March 14. The following activities will be canceled/postponed.

  • Athletic/activities practices and games/meets
  • Any meetings/presentations scheduled at any of the schools

Trinity Lutheran Schools
Trinity Lutheran Schools will be closed effective immediately through March 14. The following activities will be canceled/postponed.

  • Athletic practices and games/meets canceled
  • K-3 musical postponed

Fremont Family YMCA
The Fremont Family YMCA will be closed effective immediately through March 8. The Fremont Family YMCA will be conducting deep cleaning and will reopen on Monday, March 9 at their regular time. All activities and clubs will be canceled. The YMCA’s facilities are not at risk.

The quarantine period for COVID-19 is 14 days. Please self-evaluate for symptoms which include a cough, sore throat and fever. A fever is defined as 100.4 degrees or higher. It is recommended to avoid large group gatherings and events to practice social distancing. If you develop symptoms, please contact Three Rivers Public Health Department at 402-727-5396. “Our dedicated team is ready to guide our communities that we serve, our response plans are robust and we are prepared to provide education and guidance,” said Three Rivers Public Health Department, Executive Director, Terra Uhing. Evidence to date suggests that this virus doesn’t stay in the environment for an extended period of time. Please continue to practice good hygiene habits such as washing your hands and coughing into your elbow. State and local health officials are requesting for basketball players, coaches and team staff who participated in the Special Olympics event at the Fremont Family YMCA on February 29, , 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to self-quarantine to limit exposure to others and monitor themselves for development of COVID-19 symptoms as listed below until Saturday, March 14, 2020.