COVID-19 Information

LAST UPDATED 11/24/2020

 

Total Current Positive Cases in the Lima City Schools: 19

 

Breakdown

Current Positive/Isolation Cases

Lima Senior High School: 4

West Middle School: 2

North Middle School: 4

Freedom Elementary School: 1

Heritage Elementary School: 2

Independence Elementary School: 3

South Science and Technology Magnet School: 3

 

Current Close Contact/Quarantine

Freedom Elementary School: 7

Heritage Elementary School: 13

Independence Elementary School: 22

Liberty Arts Magnet: 5

South Science and Technology Magnet School: 1

Lima Senior High School: 35

North Middle School: 13

West Middle School: 15

 

**Students/staff quarantined due to an issue not affiliated with the school district are not included here.

 

What happens when there is a positive case?

*Allen County Health Department is contacted

*Health Department works with district on contact tracing

*Health Department and/or school district officials contact anyone considered a close contact and would need to quarantine

*Parents notified in writing of any cases in their building

*Deep cleaning of spaces

 

Symptoms to look for

*Fever or chills

*Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

*Fatigue

*Muscle or body aches

*Headache

*Loss of taste or smell

*Sore throat

*Congestion or runny nose

*Nausea or vomiting

*Diarrhea

**Please do not send your child to school if he or she is exhibiting any of these symptoms

***Contact your medical provider or Spartan Health Center at 419-996-3436

 

How we are keeping students/staff safe

*Temperature checks at the door

*Masks for all students (k-12) and staff

*Masks at all athletic events

*Buildings cleaned throughout day; teachers cleaning surfaces before new students enter, playground equipment cleaned after each use

*Social distancing in classrooms, hallways, buses, etc.

*Limiting visitors at buildings

*Replaced drinking fountains with water-filling stations

*Seating charts to easily contact trace

*Promoting proper handwashing

 

Resources

Allen County Health Department: 419-228-4457. www.allencountypublichealth.org

Ohio Department of Health: coronavirus.ohio.gov


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