Santa Barbara High Student Athlete Tests Positive for COVID-19
Source: Santa Barbara Unified School District
Dear Santa Barbara Unified Students, Family and Staff:
The health and safety of our students and staff are our top priority. Today we informed the families and staff of Santa Barbara High that a student athlete has tested positive for COVID-19.
In collaboration with the Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health, we are following all required response protocols.The students and any staff affected will remain in quarantine until Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, which is 14 days from the last known exposure.
· Fever or chills
· Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
· Muscle or body aches
· New loss of taste or smell
· Sore throat
· Congestion or runny nose
· Nausea or vomiting
During pandemic conditions, we remind you all to please follow all health & safety guidelines by wearing a mask, avoiding gathering in large groups, practicing physical distancing and staying home when ill.
Please continue to help us to ensure that the safety of our students, staff, and school community is the priority. For questions or concerns, please contact Santa Barbara Unified Assistant Superintendent of Student Services, Dr. Frann Wageneck, at [email protected].
For more information you may review the following resources:
Santa Barbara Unified Protocols for Symptoms, Potential Exposure and/or Close Contact with an Individual Testing Positive for COVID-19 in a School or Classroom Setting
CDC symptoms of Coronavirus: