COVID-19 Update August 31, 2020

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In keeping with Glen Rose ISD’s practice to respond to COVID-19, we are notifying all student families and staff members that three (3) total students enrolled in Glen Rose Elementary, Glen Rose Intermediate and Glen Rose JH have lab confirmed positive tests for COVID-19. Contact tracing efforts have determined the cases to be family/community spread and not institutionally acquired.

Glen Rose ISD has notified the local public health authority and all campuses have been sanitized. The persons testing positive were last on campus Monday, August 24th for a brief time and are currently on home isolation. Contact tracing is ongoing and all students/staff members determined to be in close contact will be notified individually. Close contact is defined as being within 6 ft. of an infected individual for 15 minutes or greater without a mask, shield, or face covering. Anyone determined to be in close contact will be on home isolation for 14 days to mitigate the risk of further spread, if applicable.

While we have no reason to believe that those who were not in close contact with the infected individuals have reason to be concerned, we ask that you, as always, monitor for symptoms of COVID-19.

Symptoms of COVID-19

  • Temperature of 100.4 or higher
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough or difficulty breathing
  • Diarrhea, vomiting or abdominal pain
  • Severe headache
  • Loss of taste/smell

Thank you for your continued support of Glen Rose ISD. Please contact your campus principal or nurse with any questions or concerns.

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