La Grange ISD announced on Friday that a 6th grade student in La Grange Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The student has remained home since symptom onset. Due to the positive case La Grange ISD is implementing the protocols outlined in the Safe Return School document.
Our campus has been following the health and hygiene guidelines announced by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and the state health department. These practices include the wearing of masks for 4th – 6th graders, social distancing as much as feasible, providing hand sanitizer stations, no shared water, and working in small groups, and eating lunch in classrooms.
Parents of students are who have been identified as to having close contact with the student through contact tracing will receive personal notifications.
Any student who experiences any of the symptoms of COVID-19 should self-isolate. As a reminder, the symptoms of COVID-19 are as follows:
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Repeated shaking with chills
- Muscle pain--significant
- Sore throat
- Loss of taste or smell
- Congestion or runny nose
- Shaking or exaggerated shivering
- Nausea or vomiting
- Feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit
If you have any questions as a parent, you may contact the La Grange ISD Administration Office at 979-968-7000 or the La Grange Elementary Campus at 979-968-4100.