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: