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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Paducah Head Start Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

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.? 
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Clark Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

A Clark Elementary School student tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, September 11.  

The student was asymptomatic but had been tested as a result of a suspected exposure outside of the school environment.  

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. 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 and faculty. 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.  
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PTHS Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

Paducah Tilghman High School student tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, September 8. The student experienced an onset of symptoms in the late afternoon on Monday, September 7, and underwent testing for the virus on Tuesday morning.  The student has not been in attendance at school since before Labor Day weekend.   

The Purchase Area Health Department traces contacts back 48 hours from onset of symptoms, so it is probable that the student was not at school when they contracted the virus.  

Paducah Public Schools is following guidance from the Purchase Area Health Department.  The Purchase Area Health Department 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 receive instructions. 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 and faculty. 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 270-444-5600 ext. 1020. 

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