Do any CSD Students or Staff have COVID-19?
As of 3/15, we have not been notified of any confirmed cases in students or staff. Lewis County Public Health has announced one confirmed case in a Lewis County Resident who is over age 80.
Are school events and sports closed or cancelled?
All schools in Washingtion are closed through April 24th.
How many cases are in Lewis County?
3/15/20 - there is one confirmed case in Lewis County, in a person over age 80.
As you are aware, there are confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and deaths in Washington State.
We want you to know that our district is working with local, state and national health agencies on prevention and district management in the event an outbreak in our community. Our district follows local, state, and national health care expert guidance and recommendations. We are sharing this information in the sake of transparency, so you are aware and can help reduce the spread of infection. The best ways to reduce the risk of getting this or any viral respiratory infection include:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces
- Stay at home away from others if you are sick
- Cover mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands
- Do not bring your student to school or come to work at school if you have cold or flu-like symptoms (elevated temperature, fever, cough, shortness of breath).
The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington State, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-800-525-0127 and press #.
Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) share information about COVID-19 at:
A Washington State DOH phone line is also available for any questions. Call 1-800-525-0127 and press #.
The district takes this health risk very seriously. If cases of covid-19 (coronavirus) are confirmed in our community or in connection to our schools, we will immediately notify families and take steps in conjunction with our local health department to ensure that our schools are safe for students and staff.
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
What is COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)?
Why are Centralia schools closed, and for how long?
Will the school closure impact student testing?
Is Centralia School District supplying meals during the closure?
Is Centralia Facility Use still open?
How many COVID-19 cases are there in Lewis County?
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
How is the virus spread?
Who should be tested for COVID-19?
What can I do to prevent COVID-19?
How does Centralia clean and disinfect busses and buildings?
I and/or my child feels anxious about COVID-19. What can I do?
How is Centralia preparing for the possibility of widespread illness?
Where can I find more information about COVID-19 ( novel coronavirus)