A student in the hybrid L-Z cohort at Chesterton
High School tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon, another one
did this morning, while a staffer at Liberty Intermediate School tested
positive this morning as well, the Duneland School Corporation is reporting.
in consultation with the Porter County Health Department, has conducted
contact tracing measures for these individuals, and all those who were in
close contact (within six feet for 15 minutes or longer) have been notified
directly, DSC said.
“Please be aware
that privacy laws, including HIPAA and FERPA, prevent us from sharing
further information regarding students and staff,” DSC added.
The CHS building
was deep-cleaned and sanitized last night and will be again this evening, as
will the LIS building.