November 10, 2020
Dear Kenton City Schools Community,
I am writing to inform you that a staff member who works at Kenton High School has tested
positive for COVID-19. Due to privacy laws, we cannot disclose further information about this
person. Whenever a person has a confirmed COVID-19 case, they must self-quarantine per local
health department guidelines, and may not return to school until they meet CDC criteria and
receive a letter from the local health department. We have sanitized classrooms and any affected
common areas in the building.
Please be assured we are working closely with the Kenton Hardin Health Department to
guide our response to this situation. At this time, we have notified everyone in the impacted
class/classes who may have had direct contact with the person who tested positive. If you were
not contacted, it is because we have no reason to believe you or your child had exposure to this
person while in our building. We are sharing this with our school community so you are aware of
this information and our procedures.
We encourage you to contact a health care provider if you are concerned you may have
COVID-19 symptoms. If you have other medical questions, please call your healthcare provider.
For more information about COVID-19, you can visit the Ohio Department of Health’s website:
all-center or call the Ohio Department of Health call center at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH
Please be assured we will keep you informed of any further developments.
Mindy Hensel RN BSN
COVID-19 Coordinator, Kenton City Schools