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North Zulch ISD issues statement after employee has direct exposure to COVID-19

Posted at 3:42 PM, Jun 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-14 16:42:21-04

NORTH ZULCH, TX — The North Zulch Independent School District has issued a statement after learning one of its employees had direct exposure to a person who tested positive for COVID-19.

"North Zulch ISD has been notified that a staff member employed by the District had direct exposure to an individual who recently tested positive for COVID-19," said Alan Andrus Martinez, Superintendent. "The North Zulch ISD staff member is currently self-quarantining at home, is not displaying any symptoms of the virus and has not tested positive for the virus."

The statement says North Zulch ISD has been deeply sanitized and all facilities will be closed at this time.

All District employees and students are instructed to continue to follow CDC guidelines and recommendations and to practice social distancing.

"Based on the information which we have gathered, it has been determined that the end of the 14-day incubation period for anyone possibly exposed on campus to the staff member is June 26, 2020," the statement says. "Out of an abundance of caution, we advise you to monitor your health, follow the CDC guidelines for people who have had close contact, and contact your primary care physician if you develop symptoms."

North Zulch ISD is continuing to monitor this situation and will provide additional information as needed.