On 10/3/2020, USD #115 Nemaha Central Schools was notified by the Nemaha County Community Health Services that a staff member at NCES has tested positive for COVID-19. Contact tracing confirmed that no exposure to any students or staff occurred. Per the district’s established protocol, all areas of the building that the individual used in the past several days have been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. The individual who 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. NCEMS is utilizing a Restrictive On-Site Model to protect student and staff health. The district is closely monitoring this situation and will notify families if any additional actions need to be taken.
Any questions can be directed to superintendent Darrel Kohlman 785-336-6101 or firstname.lastname@example.org