Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District News Article

Two Staff Members Test Positive For COVID-19

Nov. 30, 2020 -- Since Saturday, the District has learned of two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in school employees.

One employee is an Information Technology staff member. The individual was last at work on November 23. Cleaning and disinfecting of the IT spaces took place early this morning. The other staff member works at Heights High School and was last in the building briefly on Tuesday, November 24. Cleaning and disinfecting of the space the staff member occupied (the counseling area) took place this morning.

We are working closely with the Cuyahoga County Health Department and anyone identified as a close contact will be notified by the health department as a part of COVID-19 investigation.

If CCBH contacts you as part of a COVID-19 investigation, please cooperate fully to ensure the safety and health of our entire community. It is also important that we show kindness and understanding to those who may be identified as a case of COVID-19 or as a close contact.

Spread of COVID-19 is currently happening in our community. This is why it is so important for all students and staff to adhere to the key public health prevention strategies to reduce the chance for transmission of COVID-19, including:

  • Wearing a face mask

  • Social distancing of at least 6 feet

  • Frequent hand washing with soap and water

  • Hand sanitizing when soap and water are not available

  • Staying home when you do not feel well

  • Disinfecting high-touch surfaces regularly

  • Not sharing food, drinks, cups and utensils

  • Avoiding large gatherings of 10 or more people

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Paul Lombardo, Assistant Superintendent of HR & Operations, at [email protected]/216-320-2030 or the Cuyahoga County Health Department at 216-201-2000. Thank you for helping to keep people safe and to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community and school.


Superintendent Kirby

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