Community Notification: COVID-19 Case at Glen Haven Elementary School

October 16, 2020

Dear MCPS Community:

We are writing to share that a Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) food and nutrition services staff member working at the Glen Haven Elementary School meal distribution site has reported a positive test of COVID-19. The last date the employee worked at the distribution site was Wednesday, Oct. 14. Out of an abundance of caution, we have asked other employees who worked with the affected staff member to self-quarantine for 14 days since their last contact with the employee. In addition, we are sharing this so anyone who visited the school prior to or on Oct. 14 can self-monitor for symptoms. Based on discussions with the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, we believe the risk level to students and families is low. The employee used masks and gloves—consistent with CDC guidance. The kitchen will be closed over the weekend for deep cleaning. Food distribution will resume on Monday, Oct. 19. We ask community members who use the Glen Haven food site to monitor for symptoms and to contact your health provider if you display symptoms or have any questions. 


Montgomery County Public Schools


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