Nevada High School student tests positive for COVID-19

Friday, September 18, 2020

In a press release, the Nevada R-5 School District announced a positive case of COVID-19 on Thursday.

According to the release, "Today, we received notification of a high school student who tested positive for COVID-19. The Vernon County Health Department is notifying all individuals who meet the definition of close contact and will instruct those individuals of their required next steps."

This case is the fifth positive COVID-19 case associated with the district within the past week and a half. The first four positive cases are Bryan Elementary staff members.