Decorah Community School District is committed to providing transparent, accurate data regarding cases of isolation and/or quarantining related to COVID-19 while maintaining the confidentiality of students and staff. On September 18, the Iowa Department of Public Health and Iowa Department of Education released guidance to school districts and local public health agencies detailing communication of COVID-19 related data.
Of approximately 290 Staff – Six (6) positive COVID-19 – Six (6) recovered
Of approximately 1575 On-site students – Six (6) positive COVID-19 – Less than six (6) recovered
Superintendent Mark Lane commented, “We continue to appreciate staff and family’s efforts to monitor personal health each day. Staying home when sick is a key strategy for maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment. Please continue to use this guide as you monitor daily health and make decisions about staying home if needed.”