Covid 19 Updates:

Last Updated: 5/17/2021 2:14 PM

Weekly Update for Week of May 10-14

We have had 5 individual test positive in the district (3 at IHS, 1 at ETE, and 1 at SHS).  We have 60 students quarantined (37 at iHS, 23 at ETE).  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of May 3-7

We have had 0 individuals test positive in the district.  We have 25 students quarantined (22 at SES, 3 at SHS).  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of April 19-23

We have had 6 individual test positive in the district (4 at SES, 1 at SHS, and 1 at ETE.).  We have 11 students quarantined.  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of April 19-23

We have had 6 individual test positive in the district (4 at SES, 1 at SHS, and 1 at ETE.).  We have 11 students quarantined.  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of April 12-16

We have had zero individuals test positive in the district. We have zero students quarantined. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of April 5-9

We have had one individual test positive in the district (1 at SES).  We have 0 students quarantined.  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of March 29-April 2

We have had zero individuals test positive in the district. We have zero students quarantined. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of March 22-26

We have had zero individuals test positive in the district. We have zero students quarantined. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of March 8-12

We have had zero individuals test positive in the district. We have 4 students quarantined (4 at SHS).  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of March 1-5

We have had zero individuals test positive in the district. We have 4 students quarantined (4 at SHS).  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of February 22-26

We have had two individuals test positive in the district (1 at SES and 1 at IHS).  We have 25 students quarantined (21 at CES and 4 at SHS).  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of February 8-12

We have had five individuals test positive in the district (3 at CES, 1 at CHS, 1 at IHS).  We have 79 students quarantined (31 at CES, 19 at CHS, 1 at ETE, 8 at IHS, 12 at SES, 8 at SHS).  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of February 1-5

We have had two individuals test positive in the district (1 at CES, 1 at SES).  We have 22 students quarantined (9 at CES, 1 at CHS, 12 at SES).  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for  14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning. 

 

Weekly Update for Week of January 25-29

We have had no new individuals test positive in the district this week.  We have 16 students quarantined (15 at SES and 1 at IHS).  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school activities, students will be able to continue learning.

 

Weekly Update for Week of January 18-22
We have had three individuals test positive in the district (2 at SES and 1 Central Office).  We
have 16 students quarantined (15 at SES and 1 at IHS).  Contact tracing has been conducted and
all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or
more) with each person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for  14 days
from last known contact.  While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school
activities, students will be able to continue learning.
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Latest Update January 21, 2021
We have had three individuals test positive in the district. Contact tracing has been conducted
and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or
more) with this person have been notified. Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from
last known contact. While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school
activities. Students will be able to continue learning.
 

 

Latest Update January 7, 2021
We have had two individuals test positive in the district. Contact tracing has been conducted
and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or
more) with this person have been notified. Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from
last known contact. While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school
activities. Students will be able to continue learning.

 

Latest Update November 4, 2020

Safety is at the forefront of every decision being made by the leadership of the Tate
County School District.  As a precautionary measure, we have activated the hybrid
model for Independence High School (Hybrid activated on 11/4), Strayhorn Elementary
School (At Home/Virtual Learning on 11/5 and Hybrid activated on 11/9), and Strayhorn
High School (At Home/Virtual Learning on 11/5 and Hybrid activated on 11/9).  We have
had positive cases at the above locations. Contract tracing has been conducted and all
persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or
more) with this person will be notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days
from last known contact.  While quarantining, the students may not attend school or any
school activities   This decision was a very difficult one. We do understand the hardship
it may cause but safety is the driving force. The quarantined students affected will
receive notification through School Status. More information concerning the hybrid
model will be sent from the school level.

 

Latest Update on October 29, 2020
We have had two individual test positive in the district. Contact tracing has been conducted
and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or
more) with this person have been notified. Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from
last known contact. While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school
activities. Students will be able to continue learning.

 

Latest Update on October 26, 2020
We have had one individual test positive in the district. Contact tracing has been conducted
and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or
more) with this person have been notified. Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from
last known contact. While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school
activities. Students will be able to continue learning.

 

Latest Update on October 21, 2020
We have had two individuals test positive in the district. Contact tracing has been conducted
and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or
more) with this person have been notified. Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from
last known contact. While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school
activities. Students will be able to continue learning.

 

Latest Update on October 16, 2020
We have had two individuals test positive in the district. Contact tracing has been conducted
and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or
more) with this person have been notified. Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from
last known contact. While quarantining the students may not attend school or any school
activities. Students will be able to continue learning.

 

Latest Update on September 28, 2020
We have had one individual test positive at Coldwater High School.  Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with this person have been notified.  Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact.  While quarantining, the students may not attend school or any school activities.  Students will be able to continue learning.  

 

Latest Update on August 25, 2020
We have had one individual test positive at Strayhorn High School. Contact tracing has been
conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person for 15
minutes or more) with this person have been notified. Close contacts will be quarantined for
14 days from last known contact. While quarantining the students may not attend school or
any school activities. Students will be able to continue learning.

 

Latest Update on August 21, 2020
Safety is at the forefront of every decision being made by the leadership of the Tate County School District. As a precautionary measure, we are activating the hybrid model for two grades (5th and 6th grades) at East Tate Elementary. This decision was a very difficult one. We do understand the hardship it may cause but safety is the driving force. The students affected will receive notification through School Status.

 

Latest Update on August 20, 2020
We have had one individual test positive at East Tate Elementary School and Independence
High School. Contact tracing has been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone
within 6 feet of an infected person for 15 minutes or more) with this person have been notified.
Close contacts will be quarantined for 14 days from last known contact. While quarantining
the students may not attend school or any school activities. Students will be able to continue
learning.

 

Latest Update on August 18, 2020
We have had an individual test positive at East Tate Elementary School. Contact tracing has
been conducted and all persons in close contact (someone within 6 feet of an infected person
for 15 minutes or more) with this person have been notified. Close contacts will be
quarantined for 14 days from last known contact. While quarantining the students may not
attend school or any school activities. Students will be able to continue learning.