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Three Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Have Affected Around 70 Students

This photo illustration portrays how different in person learning is from online.  The COVID-19 cases in our building have cause roughly 70 students to make a temporary transition to online learning.

Natalie Walsh, Co Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2020

On Sunday, Sept. 20, Francis Howell Central received notification of its second COVID-19 case followed closely by a third case on Sept. 22. According to Dr. Andrew Downs, approximately 70 students have been quarantined over all three of these cases. Action was taken immediately by the building to ...

The Path to Patient Zero

Face masks hang from lockers in the hallways. Masks are the primary way to stop the spread of COVID-19, but when there are positives, it's the job of building COVID Coordinator Andy Downs to trace possible contacts.

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2020

In the second week of students returning to FHC, a positive COVID-19 case was confirmed. As the COVID-19 Coordinator at Central, Dr. Andrew Downs is the main implementer of the protocol surrounding a case such as this, having been trained through an online program at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Downs...

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