We are informing you that we received a call today, Thursday, September 3, from another staff member from the Edgewood Middle School who reported they tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus. This staff member was last in the building on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. We have notified the individuals in the impacted classes and areas in the building. We are sharing this information with the rest of our families and staff so that everyone is aware of this situation. We will also post this information on our website to provide our Edgewood community with this news.
We want to assure you that we are working closely with the Butler County General Health District (BCGHD) to guide our response regarding this situation. We are taking action to clean and disinfect the affected areas in Edgewood Middle School.
As a reminder, people with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
Fever or chills
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Muscle or body aches
New loss of taste or smell
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting
This list does not include all possible symptoms. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19. If you have questions about symptoms or medical questions, please call your healthcare provider. For more information about COVID-19, please visit the Ohio Department of Health’s website at: coronavirus.ohio.gov or call the Ohio Department of Health call center at 7-833-4-ASK-ODH.
Please be assured that we will keep you informed of any further developments. We encourage you to read the information provided below to ensure you and your family are taking every precaution to prevent the spread of this virus.