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Notification of Confirmed Covid-19 Case on Campus
Notification of Confirmed Covid-19 Case on Campus
Lucas Holloway
Monday, October 19, 2020

BROADDUS  INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT P.O. Box 58.215 Buchanan. Broaddus, Texas 75929. Phone: 936.872.3041 • Fax: 936.872.3699  NOTIFICATION OF CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASE ON CAMPUS  October 19, 2020  Dear Parent/Guardian and Staff  In keeping with Broaddus ISD's practices to respond to COVID-19, we are notifying all student families and staff members that one of Broaddus ISD employees were lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. The employee was last on campus October 16, 2020 and tested positive October 19, 2020. Due to privacy requirements, we will not be releasing the name of the individual or details that may identify him or her.  We are working closely with the local health department on this matter. After careful review, we have determined that the COVID-positive employee either did not come into contact with students, staff, or areas accessed by students or staff, or the employee were wearing proper PPE and social distancing while on campus. Operations at Broaddus ISD will continue as usual, and we will keep you apprised of further updates.  While we do not have reason to believe that those who were not in close contact with the infected individual have reason to be concerned, we ask that you, as always, to watch for symptoms of COVID 19.  Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:  0 o o  Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth; sore throat; New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline); Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain; or New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever  o o  If you or any member of the Broaddus ISD community does begin experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that his not typical, we encourage you to contact your physician. We encourage anyone in the Broaddus ISD community who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 to please notify our school by contacting 936-872-3041.  Sincerely,  Lucas  Colles  Lucas Holloway a  “A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE"