Texoma cancellations, closures and delays due to coronavirus concerns

Texoma cancellations, closures and delays due to coronavirus concerns
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - Here’s a list of all announced cancellations, closures, delays and precautions being taken in Texoma.

Colleges

MSU Texas has extended Spring Break for students until March 24 and they have announced classes will move from in-person instructions to online platforms beginning on March 25.

North Central Texas College in Bowie

NCTC in Bowie has extended their Spring Break until the week of March 30 and they will be switching to online classes when they resume the semester.

Vernon College

Vernon College will continue like normal at this time.

Schools

Wichita Falls ISD

WFISD has not announced any delays or cancellations as of this time, but they have asked that the parents of their students who may be traveling to heavily affected countries including China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan to contact their child’s principal.

School officials have closed campus until March 30. The school’s report also includes other guidelines about travel, academics and prevention methods. If you would like more information, click here.

Events

St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Wichita Falls

The St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Wichita Falls has been canceled by City officials.

WorkForce Solutions North Texas job fair

The WorkForce Solutions North Texas job fair scheduled for March 19 at Region 9 has been canceled.

Facilities

Wichita County Jail

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office announced that the Wichita County Detention Center has ceased visitation at both the Downtown and Jail Annex facilities, according to a press release. The suspension is in effect until the Office of the Governor terminates it or the disasters declaration from March 13, 2020 is lifted or expires.

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