A Paducah Head Start Preschool staff member tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, September 17.
Paducah Public Schools?is?following guidance from the Purchase Area Health Department (PAHD).??The PAHD is handling all case investigation and contact tracing?with cooperation from?the school district. The individuals who meet the criteria of a close contact will be contacted by?PAHD?and will receive instructions.?Staff members or parents?with a student who may have been exposed can expect a call?from contact?tracers at the Purchase Area Health Department.?
We will continue to work closely with the health department and take the recommended steps to ensure the safety of all students, faculty, and staff. If you have questions, please contact?PAHD at (270) 444-9631?or go to kycovid19.ky.gov for more information.?
Parents/guardians with specific questions can direct those to?Amie Tooley,?Healthy at School Officer,?at?[email protected]
?or 270-444-5611 ext. 1020.?