SDIRC Announces Positive COVID-19 Case at VBE

SDIRC Announces Positive COVID-19 Case at VBE 10-21
Posted on 10/21/2020

Vero Beach, FL, October 21, 2020– Today, our school district received information confirming that one student at Vero Beach Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19. The Department of Health completed a case investigation and contact tracing that identified six students and two staff members as meeting close contact criteria with the student who tested positive. These six students and two staff members will be required to quarantine, and monitor for symptoms, prior to returning to campus. The families of the students required to quarantine have been contacted and notified of this information by individual phone calls from district officials. All Vero Beach Elementary School families and staff members were notified by School Messenger call confirming the positive case on campus, the number of individuals required to quarantine, and that the families of students required to quarantine had been notified. Custodial services are disinfecting and sanitizing all areas of campus to ensure a safe and healthy environment for the return of students and staff members tomorrow, Thursday, October 22nd.

Contact: Cristen Maddux
Telephone: 772-564-5527


October 21, 2020