Loveland Schools announced today they were notified of three news COVID-19 cases among students at LHS a& LMS
By Chuck Gibson
LOVELAND, OH (October 22, 2020) – Loveland Schools released a new COVID Update just before 5 p.m. this evening announcing three students have tested positive for COVID-19. Two students from LHS and one student from LMS notified the schools of their positive COVID test result in the last 24-plus hours.
As a result of the rise in COVID cases with Loveland High School students, LCSD also announced a change in school schedule plans.
Loveland High School grades 9-12 will remain on hybrid learning model until November 6. They were scheduled to return to full capacity in-person 5-day learning on Monday, October 26. That will not happen now.
One of the two LHS students who tested positive was reportedly last present at the school Saturday, 10/17. The other LHS student with a positive COVID was last present at the school on Monday, 10/19. The middle school student was last present in school this Tuesday, October 20. The schools report members of the school determined to have been in close contact with these students have been notified. If you have not already been notified, your student was not determined to be in close contact.
HERE IS COMPLETE TEXT OF THE COVID UPDATE RELEASED BY LCSD TODAY, 10/22:
COVID-19 Positive Cases
Loveland Tiger Family,
In the evening on 10/21/20, the district was notified that a student at Loveland High School tested positive for COVID-19. This student was last present at school on Saturday, 10/17/20.
On 10/22/20, the district was notified that a student at Loveland High School tested positive for COVID-19. This student was last present at school on Monday, 10/19/20.
On 10/22/20, the district was notified that a student at Loveland Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. This student was last present at school on Tuesday, 10/20/20.
Members of the school determined to be in close-contact with these confirmed cases 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
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- Loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Guidelines followed here do conform to those established by Hamilton County Public Health or CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/.