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Hellgate High School has confirmed a positive COVID-19 case

Hellgate High School
Posted at 7:51 PM, Oct 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-09 22:06:55-04

MISSOULA — Principal of Hellgate High School, Judson Miller, informed families on Friday about the positive results related to campus.

The school was notified of the case Thursday, but needed to wait for confirmation from Missoula City-County Health Department.

The last time the infected individual was on campus was Monday, October 5th.

No additional information was given but Miller assured that a case investigation was underway by the Missoula City-County Health Department, which is in the process of tracing close contacts.

Miller said Hellgate High will not allow infected individuals to return to school until they are released from isolation or quarantine by the health department.

Anyone with questions is encouraged to contact the MCCHD help line at 258-INFO. Those with questions or concerns about their student are asked to contact their medical provider.