Schools/Buildings with new reported cases: Fernway, Middle School, High School
The Shaker Heights City School District is sending this email as a notification of important COVID-19-related information.
The District has received a report of 4 new positive COVID-19 cases among students. For more information, please visit the District’s online COVID-19 Dashboard.
The individuals received a positive test result and their families notified the District.
The individuals are:
A student at Fernway who was last onsite Friday, March 26.
A student at the Middle School School who was last onsite Friday, March 26.
Two students at the High School who were both last onsite Friday, March 26.
The individuals will isolate until they meet the criteria to end the isolation period (10 days from the onset of symptoms, as well as an improvement in symptoms and 24 hours fever-free without the use of medication).
The District is following CCBH recommendations. Because these individuals have not been onsite recently, there will be no classroom notifications and there are no close contacts.
How Dashboard Cases are Reported
The Dashboard is updated as families and staff members report cases to the Shaker Heights City School District. Families should contact their building principal if a student tests positive or is presumed positive. Staff members should contact the Human Resources Department to report a positive or presumed positive case.
Reminder: Students and Staff Should Remain Home If:
Exhibit any Category A or B symptom as outlined under “Student Health Assessment” in the staff and student guidelines.
Are defined as a close contact of someone who has a confirmed positive or presumed-positive COVID-19 diagnosis.
Are awaiting or have a household member who is awaiting a COVID-19 test result.
Reminder: Fill Out the Daily Health Assessment
Families should complete the District’s daily health assessment/COVID-19 screening each day. To access the health assessment tool:
Download the app App Store or Google Play. If you already have the app on your mobile device, please update it.
Families who do not have a smartphone can access the app online.
Follow these instructions to create an account and to register your student. You will need your student’s ID number, available in your student’s ProgressBook or Abre account.
Complete the COVID-19 screening daily when your student returns to onsite learning.
Health and Safety
It continues to be important for all staff, students and families to adhere to the key public health prevention strategies to reduce the chance for transmission of COVID-19.
Please also be sure to review the District’s updated staff and student health and safety protocols.
Please visit our 2020-21 School Year webpage for more resources.