August 11th 2020
Student tests positive for COVID-19 at Metro Tech
Safety procedures deployed following CDC guidelines
OKLAHOMA CITY – Metro Tech school officials were notified today that a full-time student tested positive for COVID-19. Classes started August 10th. The student will seek medical care and isolate in their home while accessing their program virtually.
All individuals in contact with the student have been notified and will quarantine for 14 days from the date of exposure. They 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 said, “Our response team has responded quickly and is currently moving through our established procedures to ensure we keep our staff, students and visitors as safe as possible. All classrooms and buses have been thoroughly sanitized.” A letter from Mr. Collins was provided.
Campus officials are ensuring students and employees comply with safety procedures as they arrive on campus. Security staff monitor all entrances to check temperatures and ensure that face masks are worn prior to accessing the buildings. Classes are staggered and rearranged to accommodate proper social distancing.
Metro Tech continues to work with local health officials to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 and will continue to communicate with students and staff throughout the pandemic.
For more information www.metrotech.edu/return-to-campus