Some schools closing over coronavirus concerns

Chris Rooney
Updated: March 14, 2020 01:49 PM
Created: March 13, 2020 02:55 PM

Several school districts in the Capital Region are closing down next week as precaution as the coronavirus crisis continues to grip the nation.

The following schools have announced they will be closed from March 16-20:

  • Berne-Knox-Westerlo
  • Bethlehem
  • Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
  • Captial Region BOCES
  • Cohoes
  • Duanesburg
  • Green Island
  • Guilderland (with the exception of Farnsworth Middle School, which will be closed for two weeks.)
  • Menands
  • Mohonasen
  • Niskayuna
  • North Colonie
  • Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk
  • Schalmont
  • Schenectady
  • Scotia-Glenville
  • Shenendehowa
  • South Colonie
  • Voorheesville
  • Watervliet
  • Woodland Hill Montessori

These school districts closing for two weeks though March 27:

  • Albany
  • Central Berkshire
  • Cobleskill-Richmondville
  • Middleburgh
  • North Adams
  • Schoharie
  • Sharon Springs

More districts may follow suit. You should check your school district’s website for the latest information or our closings & delays page at

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