Coronavirus: Positive case to keep Fairborn Primary students out of classrooms until Oct. 5

Fairborn Primary moves to virtual learning after teacher tests positive for COVID-19

FAIRBORN — UPDATE @ 5:05 p.m.: Fairborn Primary School will reopen for students on Monday, Oct. 5, in light of the positive COVID-19 case in a student or staff person, Fairborn City Schools Superintendent Gene Lolli said Wednesday afternoon.

The school building will remain closed until Sunday, Oct. 4.

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This Thursday, parents can pick up student packets that will contain school work for pre-K through Grade 2 for Sept. 23 - 28, Lolli said.

Kindergarten and pre-K will be given paper packets to complete durin their time out of school. Those packets can be picked up Sept. 28 and 29, Lolli said.

Lolli said the district is working closely with Greene County Public Health and anyone identified as a close contact of the student or staff person will be notified by the health department.

Federal privacy laws prohibit the district from providing the name of the individual.

EARLIER REPORT

Fairborn Primary School will be closed Wednesday and students will learn virtually after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19, city schools Public Information Officer Pam Gayheart said Tuesday night.

Superintendent Gene Lolli said he found out Tuesday night about the positive case. Lolli said the district will work on contract tracing today and said it’s currently unknown how many people the staff member came in contact with.

The district has not identified the teacher who tested positive.

This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.