On Tuesday October 20, 2020, the Baker School District was notified that a student and two (2) staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. According to the Fallon County Health Department, the District’s staff and students were not in contact with the student and two (2) staff members during the period of possible exposure. However, the student and two (2) staff members last attended face-to-face instruction with fellow students and staff at Lincoln Elementary and Baker Junior/High School on Wednesday October 14, 2020, six (6) days prior to the student’s and staff members’ diagnosis.
If any staff or students are at risk of exposure, the Fallon 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 Fallon County Health Department and has continued thorough cleaning/disinfecting of the school facilities. School officials will continue to monitor the situation and will provide further information if and when it becomes available.