Loveland School District notified a LPS student has tested positive for COVID-19

By Chuck Gibson 

LOVELAND, OH (October 12, 2020) – The Loveland City School District reported today they’ve been notifeid a Loveland Primary School (LPS) student has tested positive for COVID-19. 

Loveland Primary School on Loveland-Madeira Road (Chuck Gibson File)

The notification comes on the first day of a return to five day full capacity in-person learning for Loveland School students PK-8 grade. Students in grades 1-2 attend LPS. The student testing positive for COVID-19 was last present in the school on Thursday, October 8, according to the COVID Update released by LCSD this afternoon. The update also states members of the school who were in close contact with the student have been notified and will be following Hamilton County Public Health protocols. Any one who has not been contacted already has been determined not to have been in close contact with the student. Loveland Schools Superintendent, Dr. Amy Crouse further clarified the close contact occured on the bus, not in the school building.  

Here is the complete text of the COVID-19 Update released by LCSD this afternon: 

COVID-19 Positive Case

Loveland Tiger Family,

The district was notified that a student at Loveland Primary School tested positive for COVID-19. This student was last present at school on Thursday, 10/8/20. Members of the school determined to be in close-contact with the confirmed case have been notified and will follow Hamilton County Public Health protocols. If you were not notified, your student was not determined to be in close contact.

The Loveland City School District wishes to reiterate the following important information:

– The district strives to protect the health of its students, families, and employees. To do that, accurate and timely reporting is necessary to contain the spread of the virus and its adverse impacts on the health of our community. It is a collaborative effort by everyone involved. By working together, students, parents, employees, and our public health department can make a difference and save the lives of our friends and families.

– All staff and students should follow the protocols outlined by Hamilton County Public Health, including daily health checks for symptoms of COVID-19.

– Should you or your student develop any of these symptoms, please contact your healthcare provider for guidance.

  • Fever and chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Guidelines followed here do conform to those established by Hamilton County Public Health or CDC website at