As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise — along with the flu and other seasonal sickness — schools in the Greater Columbus area are seeing staff shortages, causing them to close and transition to remote teaching.
Many schools and districts returned from winter break without students in their buildings, such as Columbus City Schools, Reynoldsburg City Schools and Westerville City Schools.
At a board meeting, Columbus City Schools Superintendent Talisa Dixon said the district "will continue to face these issues for the foreseeable future" due to the omicron variant.
And while districts have been adopting the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new quarantine guidelines, the city and the surrounding area continue to see different closures daily.
Central Ohio schools that have moved to remote learning
**This list will continue to be updated as schools transition to remote learning or return in-person and was last updated as of Jan. 25.**
Columbus City Schools (for Jan. 25)
Sherwood Middle School
This article originally appeared on The Columbus Dispatch: Greater Columbus school closings, moves to remote learning