North Lyon County USD 251
October 5, 2020 Update
North Lyon County USD 251 has received confirmation that a staff member at Northern Heights High School has tested positive for COVID-19. The Lyon County Health Department is in the process of conducting contact tracing. The district has been in constant communication, and cooperating fully, with the Lyon County Health Department as they perform the necessary contact tracing and we will continue to follow their guidance. The Lyon County Health Department is responsible for contacting any individuals who need to quarantine due to close contact with the individual who tested positive. If you are not contacted by the Lyon County Health Department or the school district instructing your child to quarantine, your child should continue to attend school. USD 251 is continuing to follow the procedures of mask wearing, social distancing, temperature screening, and disinfecting so schools can remain open. USD 251 students, staff, and community members should continue to screen yourself and please stay home if displaying symptoms of COVID-19. As we navigate situations such as this, please be assured that the health and safety of our students and staff are of utmost importance. If you have any questions, please contact your school administrator or the Lyon County Health Department. Thank you for your patience and ongoing support.