Michigan county shuts down Christian school amid court battle over COVID-19 orders
Last Sunday, the school filed a lawsuit against the state and local health department, challenging the stateâ€™s mask mandate. That led the OCDPH to issue additional cease-and-desist orders, later culminating in the school's closure.
While two teachers who work at the school had tested positive for COVID-19, both recovered and were cleared by their doctors to return to work. Similarly, two students had tested positive for the virus, having contracted it off the school's premises, and were cleared by their doctors to return to school.
As of Friday, there have been zero COVID-19 positive cases among faculty and students, according to updated records on the school's website.
The school's attorney, Ian Northon, told Fox 17, that since last Sunday the county has been calling a teacher to demand that she hand over the names of students in her second-grade class, and even threatened her with...
Really, Covid is all over our school district. And what do you do when you have case after care of students bringing in Covid, and teachers getting sick. There is a terrible disconnect in our community. Businesses can be put at 50% occupancy but by golly we can have a fair and livestock show at full capacity without masks. Or weâ€™ll have church at 50% but 25 kids( who doesnâ€™t know a mask isnâ€™t a hat) and 12 teachers get Covid in one school alone , but keep it open, parents ainâ€™t doin no more of that thar computer schoolin. We ainâ€™t managing things weâ€™ll in Lubbock, Tx.