Please direct inquiries to: Darrel Kohlman, Superintendent
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9/9/2020
USD #115 Nemaha Central RELEASES STATEMENT ON POSITIVE COVID-19 CASE
Seneca, KS — On 9/9/22020, the USD #115 Nemaha Central Schools was notified by the Nemaha County Community Health Services that a student at NCEMS has tested positive for COVID-19. Per the district’s established protocol, all areas of the building that the individual used in the past several days have been thoroughly clean and disinfected the spaces. The individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 will not be allowed to return to school for at least 10 days.
Individuals who need medical care should call their medical provider to report their illness prior to seeking care at a clinic, physician’s office, or hospital. Parents of students exhibiting flu-like symptoms or staff exhibiting flu-like symptoms are asked to contact their primary care physician. Staff and students that were in direct contact with the person will be contacted by Nemaha County Community Health with information about quarantining or other directions. NCEMS has gone to Restrictive On-Site model to protect students' and staff's health. The district is closely monitoring this situation and will notify families if any additional actions need to be taken in the near future.