Schools/Buildings with new reported cases: Boulevard, Lomond
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 2 new positive or presumed-positive COVID-19 cases among students. For more information, please visit the District’s online COVID-19 Dashboard.
The individuals received positive test results and their families notified the District.
The individuals are:
A student at Boulevard who was last onsite Tuesday, May 4. Because this individual was last onsite outside of the contagion period, there will be no classroom notifications and there are no close contacts per CCBH guidelines.
A student at Lomond who was last onsite Friday, May 7.
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 and is sending necessary notifications, including contacting any individuals by telephone who are considered to be 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.