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USD 415 reports first COVID-19 case
09/17/2020

(KNZA)--The Hiawatha School District is reporting its first positive case of COVID-19.

In a message to USD 415 families, Superintendent Lonnie Moser said the district was notified Thursday by the Northeast Kansas Multi-County Health Department that a staff member at the Hiawatha Middle School has tested positive for the virus.

Per the district's established protocol, Moser said they have cleaned and disinfected all areas of the building the individual has used.  He added they are in contact with local health officials to ensure effective contact tracing and to continue to take the steps necessary to protect the health of their students and staff.

The staff member who tested positive will not be allowed to return to school for at least 10 days from the on-set of symptoms.

 

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