To protect the health of our School Community and per the Emergency Order issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on October 6, 2020, St. John’s will provide Public Notice to our School Community regarding School Associated Cases of COVID-19. Within 24 hours of being notified of a School Associated Case by the Wayne County Health Department, this dashboard will be updated to include new and cumulative COVID-19 case counts. Individuals identified as Close Contacts of School Associated Cases will be notified separately and directly by the health department.
STATUS OF INSTRUCTION AND SCHOOL-SPONSORED FUNCTIONS
SCHOOL ASSOCIATED COVID-19 CASES
On October 15, 2020, the Wayne County Health Department made us aware of the following case counts of School Associated Cases of COVID-19 amongst the St. John’s School Community. This data may include probable and confirmed cases as reported by the health department among students, staff, administration, coaches, or visitors, if the person with COVID-19 was in the building or participating in a school-sponsored function during their infectious period.
|New Cases (Since Last Update)||1|
|Cumulative Cases (Since Reporting Began)||1|
|Populations Affected||Kindergarten staff and students|
Our school will continue to take every precaution necessary. This may include spraying classrooms, hallways, lockers, restrooms and common areas, as needed, with a sanitizer, along with other methods of disinfection.
ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE
We recommend taking action to help limit the spread of COVID-19, even if staff members or students are not experiencing symptoms:
This information does not mean you should quarantine or isolate. Those members of the School Community who were or are suspected to have been in Close Contact with a School Associated Case will be notified by St. John’s and/or The Wayne County Health Department.
Thank you for understanding that, due to medical privacy laws, we are not able to release the names of the individuals with COVID-19. We will continue to communicate changes and updates with you. With your participation, we believe we can maintain a safe environment while also providing quality education.
If you have any questions, contact the health department. For answers to your COVID-19 questions, please call the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Hotline at 888-535-6136 or visit Michigan.gov/Coronavirus.