• Positive COVID-19 Testing Notification Press Release

    Pelican Rapids Public Schools – October 16, 2020

    On October 16, 2020, the Pelican Rapids Public Schools was informed of an elementary-aged student who tested positive for COVID-19. The name of the student will remain confidential in accordance with state and federal law.

    In accordance with state guidelines, the District has notified:

    • the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
    • our local Public Health Agency
    • all identified close contacts with the positive case (via SeeSaw).

    Our current learning models will remain the same at this time:

    • VES - In-person Learning
    • PRHS - Hybrid Learning

    We encourage on-going safety guidelines including social distancing, frequent washing of hands, and wearing masks.

    MDH Resources about COVID-19:

    https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/