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HHS Football

June 29, 2020

Dear parents/guardians and staff:

Salt Lake County Health Department has identified a positve case of COVID-19 for a staff member on the Herriman High School football team. After investigating the circumstances, we have determined that it is necessary to quarantine all practice/conditioning staff and participants through July 7, 2020. Please refer to the attached quarantine flyer for instructions on what to do when you are quarantined. If you/your child develops any of the following symptoms, contact your healthcare provider or find a COVID-19 testing site near you. Please stay at home and wait for further instruction from your healthcare provider or testing site. Remain isolated while waiting for your test results.

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

COVID-19 is a highly contagious viral infection that causes a mild to severe respiratory illness. The virus that causes COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly from person to person, mainly through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. Spread is more likely when people are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). For more information visit www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

If you have questions concerning this notice, please contact the Salt Lake County Health Department at 385-468-4207.

Sincerely,
Dagmar Vitek, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Officer
Salt Lake County Health Department
saltlakehealth.org