LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) — Lebanon Special School District announced it would be closed for the remainder of the week due to COVID-19 concerns and weather-related issues.  

“Due to the overwhelming number of positive COVID-19 cases identified today, we have reached a level which makes us unable to staff our classrooms and buildings,” a statement from the district said.  

LSSD reported that COVID-19 tests conducted at its employee clinic produced a nearly 70% positivity rate on Tuesday. 

The district will use three stockpile/inclement weather days for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Classes are expected to resume on Monday, January 10.  

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No school activities, SACC, or home requirements will be in place for the rest of the week.