A student at Kenton High School has tested positive for COVID-19 according to a press release from Superintendent Jennifer Penczarski. Due to privacy laws the school cannot disclose further information about the student.
The student must quarantine per CDC and local health department guidelines and may not return to school until they meet CDC criteria and receive a letter from the local health department.
The school has sanitized classrooms and any affected common areas in the building.
The release went on to say that the school is working closely with the Kenton Hardin Health Department to guide the school’s response to the situation. The school has notified everyone in the impacted class/classes who may have had direct contact with the person who test positive.
If you were not contacted by the school, they say it is because they have no reason to believe you or your child had exposure to the person while in the building.
The school encourages you to contact a health care provider if you are concerned you may have COVID-19 Symptoms or any medical questions.