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Monticello Staff Member Tests Positive For COVID-19

Mar. 9, 2021 -- This morning, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Monticello employee. The staff member was last in the Monticello building on Friday, March 5. Additional cleaning and disinfecting of the spaces the staff member occupied, which include one classroom, the restroom in the staff lounge, and the Door 7 entrance, occurred earlier today. The individual is currently resting at home. No close contacts (staff or students) have been identified.

If CCBH should ever contact you as part of a COVID-19 investigation, please cooperate fully to ensure the safety and health of our entire community. It is also important that we show kindness and understanding to those who may be identified as a case of COVID-19 or as a close contact.

Spread of COVID-19 is currently happening in our community. This is why it is so important for all students and staff to adhere to the key public health prevention strategies to reduce the chance for transmission of COVID-19, including:

  • Wearing a face mask
  • Social distancing of at least 6 feet
  • Frequent hand washing with soap and water
  • Hand sanitizing when soap and water are not available
  • Staying home when you do not feel well
  • Disinfecting high-touch surfaces regularly
  • Not sharing food, drinks, cups and utensils
  • Avoiding large gatherings of 10 or more people

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Paul Lombardo, Assistant Superintendent of HR & Operations, at [email protected]/216-320-2030 or the Cuyahoga County Health Department at 216-201-2000. Thank you for helping to keep people safe and to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community and school.

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