MHS student tests positive for COVID-19

Maricopa High School

Maricopa Unified School District announced the following:

On Oct. 13, Maricopa High School received notification that one of its students tested positive for COVID-19.

Pursuant to CDC guidelines, staff and administration at Maricopa High School have contacted the students and/or employees believed to have been in close or direct contact with the student so that those individuals may take appropriate protective measures. We have not received any reports of other students or staff members experiencing illnesses with symptoms resembling those of coronavirus.

All affected areas where the student was present have been properly closed off and either have been or will be cleaned and disinfected according to CDC guidelines before they are reopened. Prior to this positive COVID-19 test result, the school had implemented strict cleaning/disinfecting guidelines in all spaces, which will continue throughout this public health crisis.

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