Individuals test positive for COVID-19 at Metro Tech
Posted on 10/19/2020
This is the image for the news article titled Individuals test positive for COVID-19 at Metro Tech

Individuals test positive for COVID-19 at Metro Tech

Safety procedures deployed following CDC guidelines

OKLAHOMA CITY - Metro Tech school officials were notified today that four individuals tested positive for COVID-19. Two students and two other individuals are seeking medical care and will isolate in their homes.

Metro Tech is delivering instruction in Format 1, which is a blended learning format with students attending both virtual and in-class instruction. The people in contact with the four individuals have been notified and will quarantine for 14 days from the date of exposure. Students will continue their programs through virtual learning.

Following the Center for Disease Control recommendations, Metro Tech's emergency response team immediately activated its safety protocols. Superintendent Aaron Collins stated, "Our response team has responded quickly and is currently moving through our established procedures to ensure we keep our employees, students and visitors as safe as possible. All work areas, classrooms, and buses have been thoroughly sanitized." A letter from Mr. Collins was provided to inform campus leaders and the public.

Campus officials are taking additional measures to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 with its Return to Campus plan ensuring that all students and employees follow guidelines for a safe and clean campus. All entrances are monitored to check temperatures and required face coverings are worn prior to students and employees accessing the buildings. Classes continue to be staggered and rearranged to accommodate proper social distancing. Employees adhere to a staggered schedule as well.

Metro Tech strives to serve students and employees in extraordinary ways during unprecedented times.

For more information