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Confirmed Positive COVID-19 Cases in BGISD

Per KRS 158.160, parents and guardians are required to notify a student's school of a diagnosed medical condition that may threaten the safety of the student or others in the school, within 24 hours of the diagnosis.

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Superintendent Fields: Week Four Update

September 25, 2020

The Bowling Green Independent School District confirmed one positive case of COVID-19 on September 25, 2020. School Health Professionals have worked with staff to notify eight individuals identified as school contacts, providing each information about quarantining. The total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. The employee that is confirmed positive works district wide and last attended school on September 22nd. This individual will not return until the Barren River District Health Department has determined they meet all guidelines to return. 
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The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case. 


September 24, 2020

The Bowling Green City School District confirmed two positive cases of COVID-19 on September 24, 2020. School health professionals have worked with staff to notify one student identified as a school contact, providing information about quarantining. The total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing.

  • One student is confirmed positive at Bowling Green High School, who last attended school on September 15th.

  • One student is confirmed positive at Potter Gray Elementary, who last attended school on September 22nd.

These individuals will not return to school until all Barren River District Health Department Return to School Guidelines have been met.

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case. 


September 23, 2020

Bowling Green High School confirmed one case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. School Health Professionals have worked with staff to determine there are no school contacts, students or employees, that will need to quarantine at this time. However, the total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. The student that is confirmed positive last attended school on September 10th, and will not return until the Barren River District Health Department has determined they meet all guidelines to return. 

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case. 


September 22, 2020

There has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Bowling Green Junior High, today, September 22, 2020. School Health Professionals have worked with staff to determine there are no school contacts, students or employees, that will need to quarantine at this time. However, the total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. The student that is confirmed positive last attended school on September 15th, and will not return until the Barren River District Health Department has determined they meet all guidelines to return. 

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case. 


September 21, 2020

Bowling Green Junior High confirmed one positive case of COVID-19 on September 21, 2020. School Health Professionals have worked with staff to notify two students identified as school contacts, providing each information about quarantining. The total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. The student that is confirmed positive last attended school on September 17th, and will not return until the Barren River District Health Department has determined they meet all guidelines to return. 

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case.


September 17, 2020

The Bowling Green City School District has confirmed six positive cases of COVID-19 today, September 17, 2020. School health professionals have worked with staff to notify six individuals identified as school contacts, providing each information about quarantining. The total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing.

  • One student is confirmed positive at Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary, who last attended school on September 15th.

  • One student is confirmed positive at Dishman McGinnis Elementary, who last attended school today, September 17th.

  • Three students and one employee are confirmed positive at Bowling Green High School. The three students last attended school on September 10th. The employee last attended on September 4th. 

These individuals will not return to school until all Barren River District Health Department Return to School Guidelines have been met.

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case.


September 16, 2020

The Bowling Green City School District confirmed three positive cases of COVID-19 on September 16, 2020. School health professionals have worked with staff to notify ten individuals identified as school contacts, providing each information about quarantining. The total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing.

  • One student is confirmed positive at T. C. Cherry Elementary, who last attended school on September 10th.

  • Two employees are confirmed positive at Bowling Green Junior High, both last attended school on September 15th.

These individuals will not return to school until all Barren River District Health Department Return to School Guidelines have been met.

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case.


September 15, 2020

There has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Dishman McGinnis Elementary School, today, September 15, 2020. School Health Professionals have worked with staff to determine there are no school contacts, students or employees, that will need to quarantine at this time. However, the total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. The employee that is confirmed positive last attended school on September 14, and will not return until the Barren River District Health Department has determined they meet all guidelines to return. 

 

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case.


September 14, 2020

The Bowling Green City School District has confirmed three positive cases of COVID-19 today, September 14, 2020. School health professionals have worked with staff to notify 13 students identified as school contacts, providing each information about quarantining. The total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing.

  • One student confirmed positive at T. C. Cherry Elementary, who last attended school on September 14th.

  • One student confirmed positive at Dishman McGinnis Elementary, who last attended school on September 10th,

  • One student confirmed positive at Bowling Green Junior High, who last attended school on September 2nd.

These three students will not return to school until all Barren River District Health Department Return to School Guidelines have been met.

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case. 


September 11, 2020
Dishman McGinnis Elementary confirmed a case of COVID-19 on September 11, 2020. School Health Professionals have worked with staff to determine there are no school contacts, students or employees, that will need to quarantine at this time. However, the total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. The employee who is confirmed positive last attended school on September 11, 2020, and will not return until the Barren River District Health Department has determined they meet all guidelines to return. 

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case.


September 9, 2020

The Bowling Green Independent School District has confirmed two cases of COVID-19 on September 9, 2020. One school contact has been notified and provided information about quarantining. The total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. 

  • Potter Gray Elementary confirmed one employee positive for COVID-19 who last attended school on September 8th.

  • Bowling Green High School confirmed one student positive for COVID-19, who last attended school on September 3rd.

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case. 


September 8, 2020

The Bowling Green Independent School District has confirmed four cases of COVID-19 today, September 8, 2020. Nine school contacts have been notified and provided information about quarantining. The total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. 

  • Dishman McGinnis Elementary has confirmed one employee has tested positive who last attended school on Friday, September 4th.

  • Bowling Green Junior High has confirmed one student positive for COVID-19, who last attended school on August 31st.

  • Bowling Green High School has confirmed two students positive for COVID-19, one last attended on September 3rd, and the other last attended on September 8, 2020.

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case.


September 4, 2020

Dishman McGinnis Elementary has confirmed a case of COVID-19 today, September 4, 2020. School Health Professionals have worked with staff to determine there are no school contacts, students or employees, that will need to quarantine at this time. However, the total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated when the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. The student that is confirmed positive last attended school on September 1, and will not return until the Barren River District Health Department has determined they meet all guidelines to return. 

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case. 


September 3, 2020

Bowling Green High School, Parker-Bennett-Curry, and Dishman McGinnis Elementary Schools have new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today, September 3, 2020. 

  • Bowling Green High School confirmed one student and one staff member positive. The student last attended school on Monday, August 31, 2020. The employee last reported to work on September 3.

  • Parker-Bennett-Curry confirmed one employee positive, who last reported to work September 2. 

  • Dishman McGinnis also confirmed one employee is positive for COVID-19, who also last reported to work September 2. 


School Health Professionals have worked with staff to determine there are a total of five school contacts with these cases in the district, and school officials have contacted each individual to provide information about quarantining. A person who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. The total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated as the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. 

None of the individuals confirmed positive, nor those in quarantine will return to school until all Return to School Guidelines have been met. The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures.  A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case.


September 1, 2020

Bowling Green Junior High and Dishman McGinnis Elementary School have each confirmed one new positive case of COVID-19 today, September 1, 2020. Dishman McGinnis confirmed an employee is positive, who last reported to work yesterday. Bowling Green Junior High has confirmed one student positive, who last attended school on Wednesday, August 26th. 

School Health Professionals have worked with staff in both schools to determine there are no school contacts for either case, however the total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated as the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. The individuals confirmed positive will not return to school until all Return to School Guidelines have been met.

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case.


August 31, 2020

Bowling Green Junior High School confirmed one positive case of COVID-19 on August 31st. The student has not attended school this year, and will not attend in-person until the Barren River District Health Department has determined all guidelines have been met.


August 30, 2020

Bowling Green High School has confirmed two positive cases of COVID-19 today, August 30, 2020. School Health Professionals have worked with staff to notify six students and employees identified as school contacts, providing information about quarantining. The total number of individuals needing to quarantine may be updated as the Barren River District Health Department completes official contact tracing. 

One student that is confirmed positive last attended school on Wednesday, August 26th. The other student last attended school on Thursday, August 27th. Neither will return until the Barren River District Health Department has determined they meet all necessary guidelines. 

The Barren River District Health Department follows the Center for Disease Control’s guidelines for isolation and quarantine procedures. An individual who has been within six feet for at least 15 minutes, regardless of mask wearing, is considered a contact. A contact to a confirmed COVID-19 case must quarantine for 14 days following the last exposure to the confirmed case.

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