Hillcrest High School Student Positive for COVID-19

A student at Hillcrest High School who participated in graduation activities has tested positive for COVID-19.

SPS says the student tested positive on Wednesday, August 12, and had interactions before they became symptomatic. The individual wore a mask while engaging in the following activities:

  • On Campus, Hillcrest High School, Aug. 6, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Hillcrest High School Graduation, JQH Arena, Aug. 6, 4 p.m.
  • Hillcrest High School Project Graduation, Hillcrest High School, Aug. 6, 6:30 p.m.
  • On Campus, Hillcrest High School, Aug. 7, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

SPS officials are working with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department to communicate directly with anyone considered to have had close contact with the new case.

If you are not contacted directly, but were at any of the commencement related events for Hillcrest, you are considered at low risk for COVID-19. You should monitor for symptoms, but there is no need to quarantine.

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