GRANGEVILLE, ID - In a Tuesday night announcement, Mountain View School District 244 announced they are closing the district's schools to all staff, including food service personnel, students, and the public until further notice. The announcement offered no specific explanation, but the move comes following a local disaster emergency declaration by Idaho County on Tuesday.
On Monday, the district began running buses in Grangeville and Kooskia on their regular morning schedules to deliver meals to those bus stops. That service is now cancelled.
The first cornoavirus case was confirmed within the five-county North Central Health District on Tuesday in Nez Perce County. The district includes Nez Perce, Idaho, Lewis, Clearwater, and Latah counties.