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Midway ISD principal tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 11:36 AM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 12:36:52-04

Midway ISD said that the principal of River Valley Intermediate School has tested positive for COVID-19.

This announcement comes one day after a Waco ISD principal died from the virus.

Paul Offill was involved in iPad distribution at River Valley Intermediate School on March 22-24 (all day). He has been on campus primarily alone most days of the closure. He also helped with meal distributions at Speegleville Elementary on March 27 from 11 a.m. to noon.

The also gave the following quarantine information

All staff members who have been in possible contact with the employee are being contacted directly to be placed in a 14-day quarantine dependent on his or her date of contact.

Based on the information that we have gathered, it has been determined that the end of the 14-day incubation period for anyone possibly exposed to the employee at River Valley Intermediate as late as March 24 is April 7. The 14-day incubation period for anyone possibly exposed to the employee at Speegleville Elementary on March 27 is April 10.

We advise you to cautiously monitor your health, follow the CDC guidelines for people who have had close contact, and contact your primary care physician if you develop symptoms. McLennan County has a COVID Health Hotline at (254) 750-1890.