SDIRC Announces Positive COVID-19 Case at VBE 9-10

SDIRC Announces Positive COVID-19 Case at VBE
Posted on 09/10/2020
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Contact: Cristen Maddux
Telephone: 772-564-5527
Email  Cristen.Maddux@indianriverschools.org
Website www.indianriverschools.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 10, 2020

Vero Beach, FL, September 10, 2020– Today, our school district received information confirming that two students at Vero Beach Elementary School tested positive for COVID-19. The Department of Health completed a case investigation and contact tracing that identified nineteen students as meeting close contact criteria with the students who tested positive. These nineteen students will be required to quarantine, and monitor for symptoms, prior to returning to campus. The families of the nineteen 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 cases 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, Friday, September 11th.