FREMONT- Fremont Public Schools, Midland University, Archbishop Bergan Catholic Schools, Trinity Lutheran School and the Fremont Family YMCA announced that due to notification by Three Rivers Public Health and the following activities are being cancelled or postponed out of an abundance of caution. This is a preventative measure to mitigate, suppress and delay the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Tom Safranek, State Epidemiologist stated “this is a prudent preventative measure.”

Fremont Public Schools will be closed district-wide effective immediately through March 14. Our regularly scheduled Spring Break will take place March 15-22. Fremont High School Musical, all athletic and extracurricular activities and practices. Fremont Public Schools facilities will be closed for outside use until after March 14.

Midland University’s Fremont campus will be closed effective immediately through March 15. All extracurricular activities through March 15, both home and away, will be cancelled or postponed. Residence Halls and the dining hall will remain open.

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 cancelled/postponed including, athletic/activities practices and games/meets, and any meetings/presentations scheduled at any of the schools.

Trinity Lutheran Schools will be closed effective immediately through March 14. Athletic practices and games/meets will be cancelled. K-3 musical postponed.

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 cancelled. 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.

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 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.