North Laurel High School to remain open, one student tests positive for COVID-19

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – North Laurel High School parents received a letter from the principal Friday saying a student has tested positive for COVID-19 and the school will stay open.

According to the principal in the letter, the school will stay open because only a small group was exposed. This follows Kentucky Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control guidelines for exposure and quarantining.

The schools says students and staff who were in close contact with the student will have to quarantine for 14 days immediately.

Only those who need to quarantine will be contacted by the Laurel County Health Department.

The office of the Governor releases a report by county for active COVID-19 cases in different school districts. You can view that here.

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