On September 18, 2020, the Glasgow School District was notified that a staff member had tested positive for COVID-19. The positive test was confirmed on September 18, 2020. According to the Valley County Health Department, the District’s staff and students were in contact with the staff member during the period of possible exposure. However, the staff member last worked in person-to-person contact with fellow students/staff at Irle on September 16, 2020, 2 days prior to the diagnosis.
If any staff or students are at risk of exposure, the Valley County Health Department will be in contact with that person to determine a safe and appropriate course of action. It is still recommended that any person who feels sick or ill, seek out their medical provider for specific instructions. The School District is in contact with the Health Department and reviewing the Centers for Disease Control guidance to complete cleaning the school and other related facilities. The other steps taken by the School District include temp checks, handwashing stations, sanitization of classrooms, and a deep clean of the room(s). Contact Wade Sundby for details about these measures. School officials will continue to monitor the situation and will provide further information if and when it becomes available.
The Glasgow School District along with the Valley County Health Department will be reaching out to families involved. Please follow the guidelines presented. At this time we will not be closing the school or the district. The classroom (s) involved will begin remote learning on Monday, September 21, 2020. Mrs. Erickson will be contacting those families involved. If there are questions concerning remote learning please contact Mrs. Erickson at Irle School 406.228.2419. For other questions please contact Wade Sundby at the central office 406.228.2406.