Notification: Indirect exposure to COVID-19 for BHHS Grade 12 Students

Feb. 1, 2021


Brookings-Harbor High School Parents and Families, 


Over the weekend the Brookings-Harbor School District was notified of a positive case of  COVID-19 in the senior cohort. The contact tracing for the impacted students and staff has been completed.


If your child was directly exposed, you have already been notified. 


This is an excellent reminder of the importance for us all to continue our efforts to reduce the risk of the virus spreading. The district continues to have multiple layers of preventive measures and are regularly reviewing the protocols we have in place.


Please continue to monitor your student and household for COVID symptoms and do not come to school if you are displaying any concerning symptoms.


If you have questions, please contact Principal Varitek.  Please note that confidentiality rules prevent us from sharing any identifying information about any individuals who test positive or are quarantined.


David Marshall, BHSD Superintendent





Primary COVID-19 symptoms include the following: 

  • Fever of 100.4 F or higher 
  • Chills 
  • Cough 
  • Shortness of breath 
  • Difficulty breathing 
  • New loss of taste or loss of smell 


The best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is through wearing face coverings, physical distancing and to practice good health hygiene habits. Be sure to wash your hands frequently with soap and water, cover your coughs and sneezes, and avoid contact with people who have signs of illness. Get plenty of rest, exercise, and eat a healthy diet. Protect the community by following the Governor’s safety requirements. Wearing cloth face coverings reduce the spread of virus and help prevent those who have the virus, but do not have symptoms, from passing it to others. 


We will keep you updated with any new information as it comes out, while meeting the requirements to honor everyone's right to privacy.  


More information can be found on the Oregon Department of Education’s Ready Schools, Safe Learners page, the Oregon Health Authority’s COVID-19 page and our 2020-21 BHSD School Information Hub.