Staff member at Seadrift School tests positive for COVID-19
Maintenance team is sanitizing and e-misting all impacted areas immediately
CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas- Calhoun County Independent School District reported Tuesday that a Seadrift School staff member is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19.
A release on the CCISD website explains that the staff member was on the Seadrift campus Monday, September 14th. To protect the identity of the staff member the district will not be releasing any personally identifying information about him or her.
CCISD says that the maintenance team is sanitizing and e-misting all impacted areas immediately.
Students in self- isolation will remote into their Google-Classrooms for virtual instruction, daily.
A release from CCISD states, “A new Education Task Force has been created to provide guidance for schools in cases such as these. The Bexar County Region 8 public health authority will conduct an investigation by making contact with the individual and any “close contacts”. “Close Contact” is defined as direct exposure to infectious secretions such as being coughed on or being within 6 ft of an infectious person for over 15 continuous minutes. Region 8 phone calls will have a (210) area code. CCISD will reach out to any student who had “close contact” with the individual. Close contacts will remain off-campus for up to 14 days to ensure they do not have the virus so that there will not be any further spread. We will keep you apprised of further updates.”
Any of the following symptoms may indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
- Feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100 degrees Fahrenheit
- Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
- Significant muscle pain or ache
- Cough, difficulty breathing, or shortness of breath
- Chills or shaking or exaggerated shivering
- Loss of taste of smell
- Congestion or runny nose, or sore throat
If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to the district office at 361-552-9728 or visit their website at www.calcoisd.org.
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