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COVID-19 INCIDENTS

All confirmed COVID-19 incidents related to USD 250 will be posted to this page. Once the district learns of a COVID-19 incident the following steps will be followed:

  • Isolate individuals if present
  • Consult with Local Health Officers
  • Clean and treat any affected areas
  • Contact trace within USD 250 to determine close contacts
  • Immediately notify anyone determined to have had close contact
  • Notify anyone who may have been in proximity
  • Advise of any required self-quarantine
  • Follow any additional recommendations from CHCSEK

High-Risk Close Contact is a contact where masks were not worn and the person was closer than 6 ft. for more than 10 minutes to a person infected with the virus. This may have occurred during lunch or breakfast, or during a time where masks are not worn due to physical exertion.

Low-Risk Close Contact is a contact where all mitigation measures have been adhered to, including wearing masks, washing of hands, and remaining socially distanced to the greatest extent possible.

Exposure Fewer than 6 feet away for more than 10 minutes to an individual who have tested positive or has been exposed to a known positive case and is exhibiting COVID-like symptoms, during their infectious period (two days prior to their test or first symptoms, until no longer showing symptoms or ten days after their positive test).

Non-Close Contact Outside of 6 feet for a brief period of time. A non-close contact would have no known exposure.

Below is a list of all confirmed COVID-19 incidents related to USD 250.

AUG/SEPT 2020OCTOBER 2020
NOVEMBER 2020DECEMBER 2020
JANUARY 2021FEBRUARY 2021
MARCH 2021
April 2021
1 student identified as a high-risk contact, exposure outside of school4/1/21George Nettels
1 student identified as a high-risk contact, exposure outside of school4/1/21PHS
5 students identified as a high-risk contact, exposure outside of school
4/6/21George Nettels
1 student identified as a positive, exposure outside of school, no student or staff contact identified
4/6/21Meadowlark
1 student identified as a high-risk contact, exposure outside of school4/8/21Lakeside
1 student identified as a high-risk contact, exposure outside of school4/9/21PCMS
2 students identified as a high-risk contact, exposure outside of school4/12/21PHS

BUILDING LEARNING MODEL/RESPONSE LEVEL

To assist families in the quick reference of what type of response is being used and what learning model each building is in, we will use color codes that everyone is familiar with: Green; Yellow; and Red. These color codes coordinate with the Return to School Plan. Please note that this chart indicates the building majority and does not reflect single classrooms or a family's decision to be in the Remote Learning Model. 

BUILDING MODEL/RESPONSE LEVEL
Pittsburg High School
Pittsburg Community Middle School
George Nettels Elementary
Lakeside Elementary
Meadowlark Elementary
Westside Elementary

At home screening

The district asks for the cooperation of families when sending students to school. We ask that parents and students go through the following screening process before leaving your home. 

Is child fever free (less than 100.4 without the use of medications)?

If not, child should seek medical care in order to return to school.

Is your child free from all of the following symptoms?

Fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea?

Has your child had close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19?

If so, please follow all health department or physician ordered quarantining directions.

Does your child have their mask to wear to school?


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