Two staff members at Taylorville School District have tested positive for COVID-19. Superintendent Dr. Chris Dougherty, says that the two employees are currently quarantined. The school district is working with the Christian County Health Department along with the Regional Office of Education to keep both of them informed throughout the process.
So far, the High School Employee was last on campus on September 12th, and a Memorial employee was last on campus on Wednesday of last week. As of Saturday, it is not believed that there have been any additional exposures, however, the health department continues to contact trace and will contact any individuals who need to quarantine or test.
The classrooms and school spaces that have been used and possibly infected will be deep cleaned and sanitized. The school district continues to encourage all employees and their families to wear masks, practice social distancing, frequently wash your hands, and practice safe and healthy habits.
For more information, please contact the school district at 824-4951.