This is notification that a staff member at Oakview Elementary school has tested positive for COVID-19. The COVID-19 exposure happened in a kindergarten classroom. We are keeping this individual in our thoughts and are hoping they have a speedy recovery.
As required, our district has reported this information to our local health department. We are working with the Ashland Boyd County Health Department and are taking all recommended steps to ensure the safety of our children and staff. At present, three staff members and sixteen students have been quarantined by the health department. Additional steps the district is implementing include: the individuals will not return to our school until they have completed isolation procedures for COVID-19; and the building will undergo thorough cleaning and sanitation.