Update - Week of November 16th, 2020

Update - Week of November 16th, 2020
Posted on 11/20/2020
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We have been informed of the following COVID-19 related cases:
  • Two Primary School students meet the "exposed" guidelines.  Per our policy, they will be quarantined.
  • One Elementary School staff member tested positive for COVID-19.  They were last in attendance on Friday, November 13th.
  • Two Elementary School students meet the "exposed" guidelines.  Per our policy, they will be quarantined.
  • Two Middle School students tested positive for COVID-19.  They were last in attendance on Tuesday, November 17th and Wednesday, November 18th.  In addition, 90 students meet the "exposed" guidelines.  Per our policy, they will be quarantined.
  • 2 High School staff members tested positive for COVID-19.  They were last in attendance on Monday, November 16th and Tuesday, November 17th.  In addition, 2 staff members meet the "exposed" guidelines.   Per our policy, they will be quarantined.
  • 1 High School staff member and 1 student meet the "exposed" guidelines.  Per our policy, they will be quarantined.
  • 1 Staff member met the "exposed" guidelines.  Per our policy, they will be quarantined. 
All parents of the quarantined students have been notified. 
Classrooms have been disinfected. Once again, our school nurse, administration, and staff acted quickly to address this issue according to our established guidelines.
All buildings are disinfected. All quarantined individuals are reported to DPH daily.

The Lamar County School System is committed to transparency as we work through the challenges of COVID-19. While we are limited with details we are permitted to share due to confidentiality guidelines, we will submit a statement each time we are faced with a positive case in our school system and will also share the number of students and staff quarantined from each new occurrence. Parents and guardians of exposed students will be notified before any release of information. Staff members are subject to the same exposure guidelines and will be quarantined accordingly
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