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NOTIFICATION OF POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST AT OAKVIEW ELEMENTARY

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.

If your child has any of these symptoms, please contact your medical provider:

•Temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher

•Fever

•Chills

•Cough

•Shortness of breath

•Difficulty breathing

•Fatigue

•Muscle or body aches

•Headache

•Loss of taste or smell

•Sore throat

•Congestion or runny nose

•Nausea or vomiting

•Diarrhea.

More information on the symptoms of COVID-19 can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html. If you have questions regarding the information in this letter, please contact your child’s principal or Lisa Henson at 606 327 2706 or lisa.henson@ashland.kyschools.us.

 





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