Posted On: Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Dear VWCS School Community,

Van Wert City Schools is committed to the safety and health of our students and staff. We want to inform you that we have recently received information that 2 students at Van Wert High School and 1 staff member at Van Wert Middle School have tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021.

We are working closely with the Van Wert County Health Department and anyone identified as a close contact has been notified by the health department or VWHS/VWMS as a part of our COVID-19 investigation.  If you were not contacted, your child has not been in close contact with the students or staff member.  Cleaning and disinfecting of the exposed area has been completed.

If you have any questions, contact VWHS/VWMS.  Further questions can be directed to Van Wert City Schools at 419-238-0648 or the Van Wert County Health Department at 419-238-0808. Thank you for helping to keep people safe and to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community and school.

For answers to your COVID-19 questions, call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634) or visit coronavirus.ohio.gov. Resources from the CDC include:

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. If you or a loved one are experiencing anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic, help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call the COVID-19 Care Line at 1-800-720-9616.



Mark Bagley - Superintendent


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