On Tuesday October 27, 2020, the Baker School District was notified that two (2) students and a staff member have tested positive for COVID-19. According to the Fallon County Health Department, the District’s staff and students were in contact with the student and staff member during the period of possible exposure. However, the students and staff member last attended face-to-face instruction with fellow students and staff at Baker Junior/High School on Thursday October 22, 2020 and Friday October 23, 2020, four (4) days prior to the students’ and staff member’s 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.