City schools confirms four COVID cases – WNKY 40 News

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Bowling Green City School District confirmed four cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

School Health Professionals have worked with staff to determine there are no school contacts, students or employees, that will need to quarantine at this time. However, the total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing.

The district employee that is confirmed positive last worked on Oct. 14.

The Bowling Green High School employee that is confirmed positive, last worked on Oct. 2.

The Bowling Green High School student that is confirmed positive, last attended school on Oct. 2.

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The W. R. McNeill Elementary student that is confirmed positive, last attended school on Oct. 13.

These individuals will not return until the Barren River District Health Department has determined they meet all guidelines to return.

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The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case.

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