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McCulloch Intermediate School COVID Cases

March 9, 2021
 
One (1) staff member previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
March 5, 2021
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
March 4, 2021
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The student was last on campus Feb. 23. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The student was last on campus Feb. 22. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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February 22, 2021
 
Two (2) students previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 have been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a staff member. The individual was last on campus Feb. 12. The contact tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts at school in this case. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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February 10, 2021
 
One (1) student and one (1) staff member previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 have been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The individual was last on campus Feb. 5. The contact tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts at school in this case. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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February 9, 2021
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The individual was last on campus Jan. 29. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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February 2, 2021
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
February 1, 2021
 
Three (3) students previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 have been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student and one (1) new case involving a staff member. The individuals were last on campus Jan. 27. Because of privacy requirements, the names of the individuals will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed cases and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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January 28, 2021
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
January 27, 2021
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
January 26, 2021
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
January 25, 2021
 
One (1) staff member previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there are three (3) new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving students. The students were last on campus as recently as Jan. 22. Because of privacy requirements, the names of the individuals will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed cases and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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January 22, 2021
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The student was last on campus Jan. 14. The contact tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts at school in this case. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The student was last on campus Jan. 19. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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January 19, 2021
 
One (1) staff member and one (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 have been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there are three (3) new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving students. The individuals were last on campus as recently as Jan. 14. Because of privacy requirements, the names of the individuals will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed cases and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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CORRECTION - One (1) case reported on Jan. 14 to be an HPMS student case is actually a student case at MIS. The data table on the Highland Park ISD COVID page has been updated to reflect this correction and families at both MIS and HPMS have been notified.

January 15, 2021

 

One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 

January 13, 2021

 

One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 

All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a staff member. The staff member was last on campus Jan. 11. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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January 11, 2021

 

One (1) student and three (3) staff members previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 have been cleared to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 

All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a staff member and one (1) involving a student. The staff member and student were last on campus Dec. 18. The contact tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts at school in both of these cases. Because of privacy requirements, the names of the individuals will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed cases will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a staff member and one (1) involving a student. The staff member and student were last on campus Jan. 7. Because of privacy requirements, the names of the individuals will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed cases will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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January 7, 2021

 

One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 was cleared to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 

January 4, 2021

During the winter break, three (3) students previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 were cleared to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 

Lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported during the winter break include two (2) cases involving students and two (2) involving staff members. The contact-tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, identified zero close contacts at school in all cases. Because of privacy requirements, the names of the individuals will not be released.

As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:

  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth;
  • Sore throat;
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline);
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain; or
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever.
  • Loss of taste or smell.

If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19, please notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
December 18, 2020
 
One (1) staff member previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The student was last on campus Dec. 9. The contact-tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts at school in this case. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The student was last on campus Dec. 11. The contact-tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts at school in this case. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The student was last on campus Dec. 11. The contact-tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts at school in this case. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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December 14, 2020
 
Two (2) staff members previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 have been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there are two (2) new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving students. The students were last on campus Dec. 4. The contact-tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts at school in both cases. Because of privacy requirements, the names of the individuals will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed cases will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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December 11, 2020
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a staff member. The staff member was last on campus Nov. 30. The contact-tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts at school in this case. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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December 7, 2020
 
Two (2) staff members and two (2) students previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 have been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The student was last on campus Nov. 30. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a staff member. The staff member was last on campus Dec. 2. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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December 4, 2020
 
One (1) staff member previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there are two (2) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving staff members. One of the staff members was last on campus Dec. 3. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the staff members will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 10 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
December 3, 2020
 
Two (2) staff members previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 have been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
December 2, 2020
 
Two (2) students previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 have been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The student was last on campus Nov. 20. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the student will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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November 30, 2020
 
One (1) staff member and four (4) students previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 have been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there are two (2) new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving staff members and two (2) involving students. The individuals were last on campus as recently as Nov. 24. Because of privacy requirements, the names of the individuals will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed cases and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a staff member. The staff member was last on campus Nov. 24. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed case and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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November 25, 2020
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a staff member and two (2) involving students. The staff member and one student were last on campus Nov. 20. The second student was last on campus Nov. 18. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individuals will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed cases and those determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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November 19, 2020
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student. The student was last on campus  Nov. 9. The contact tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts in this case. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the student will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed student will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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November 18, 2020
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there are two (2) new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving students. The students were last on campus  Nov. 11. The contact tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts in both of these cases. Because of privacy requirements, the names of the student and staff members will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed cases will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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November 16, 2020
 
One (1) staff member previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student and two (2) new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 involving staff members at MIS. The student and staff members were last on campus as recently as Nov. 12.  Because of privacy requirements, the names of the student and staff members will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact-tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact-tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed student, staff members and those who are determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student who attends MIS. The student was last on campus Thursday, Nov. 5.  Because of privacy requirements, the name of the student will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department has been contacted about this new case and, in collaboration with HPISD, is conducting a thorough contact tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed student and those who are determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student who attends MIS. The student was last on campus Thursday, Nov. 5.  Because of privacy requirements, the name of the student will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department has been contacted about this new case and, in collaboration with HPISD, is conducting a thorough contact tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed student and those who are determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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November 4, 2020
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a staff member at MIS. The staff member was on campus last Wednesday, Oct. 28.  Because of privacy requirements, the name of the staff member will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department has been contacted about this new case and, in collaboration with HPISD, is conducting a thorough contact tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed staff member and those who are determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify MIS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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October 26, 2020
 
One (1) staff member previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student who attends MIS. The student was last on campus Friday, Oct. 23.  Because of privacy requirements, the name of the student will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department has been contacted about this new case and, in collaboration with HPISD, is conducting a thorough contact tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed student and those who are determined to be in close contact will remain off-campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify HPMS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS/HPMS were notified by email that there is one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a staff member assigned to the MIS/HPMS campus. The staff member was on campus last Friday, Oct. 9. The contact tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department, has identified zero close contacts in this case.  Because of privacy requirements, the name of the staff member will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department has been contacted about this new case and, in collaboration with HPISD, always conducts a thorough contact tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed staff member will remain off campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan. Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify HPMS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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October 8, 2020
 
One (1) staff member previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
October 7, 2020
 
One (1) student previously lab-confirmed with COVID-19 has been cleared today to return to in-person instruction and campus activities. 
All student families at MIS/HPMS were notified by email about one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving a student who attends MIS. The student was last on campus Tuesday, Sept. 22.  Because of privacy requirements, the name of the student will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department has been contacted about this new case and, in collaboration with HPISD, is conducting a thorough contact tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact tracing phase. If you are contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed student and those who are determined to be in close contact will remain off campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan.
 
Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify HPMS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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All student families at MIS/HPMS were notified by email about one (1) new lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 involving an individual assigned to the MIS/HPMS campus. The individual was on campus yesterday. The contact tracing investigation, conducted in collaboration with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHH) Department, has identified zero close contacts in this case. Because of privacy requirements, the name of the individual will not be released.
 
The Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Department is always contacted about new cases and, in collaboration with HPISD, conducts a thorough contact tracing investigation. This process includes phone calls to persons who are determined to be in close contact. The community’s full support and cooperation are needed during the contact tracing phase. If you are ever contacted, please make every effort to respond timely to contact tracing calls from DCHHS and HPISD.
 
The lab-confirmed individual will remain off campus for up to 14 days from last contact to prevent any further spread. In-person instruction will continue at MIS/HPMS and you will be kept apprised of any further updates.
 
Additionally, cleaning protocols for the affected areas on campus have been implemented. These protocols were established by DCHHS guidelines and are outlined in HPISD’s Back to School plan.
 
Remember to wear a mask when in public, practice social distancing guidelines, and wash or sanitize hands frequently to help prevent the spread of the virus.
 
As always, please watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection:
 
  • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore throat
  • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline)
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
  • Loss of taste or smell
 
If you or any member of the Highland Park ISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, you are encouraged to contact your physician and the school nurse. Anyone who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19 should notify HPMS school nurse Katie Romo at (214) 780-3520. 
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No COVID cases were reported between August 20 and September 22 at McCulloch Intermediate School.