Health officials warn of COVID-19 outbreak after large high school party in Lee’s Summit – KMBC Kansas City

HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS TRYING TO TRACK ALL THE POTENTIAL CASES CONNECTED TO A HOUSE PARTY. THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS THE CLUSTER IS TIED TO A PARTY HOSTED BY HIGH SCHOOLERS IN THE LEES SUMMIT LAKEWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD ON JULY 10. THE PARTY DID NOT HAVE A GUEST LIST BUT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT BELIEVES STUDENTS FROM TRUMAN, BLUE SPRINGS, BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH, GRAIN VALLEY, LEES SUMMIT, AND LEES SUMMIT WEST HIGH SCHOOL WERE THERE.

Health authorities warn of COVID-19 break out after big high school celebration in Lees Summit
Trainees from a minimum of 6 location high schools believed to be in presence

Updated: 4:21 PM CDT Jul 24, 2020

The cases trace back to a large celebration in Lees Summits Lakewood neighborhood on July 10. Officials stated 100 to 200 people remained in participation, many of whom were high school trainees in between the ages of 14 and 16.
Authorities said the celebration did not have an official guest list, making contact tracing tough. Nevertheless, authorities have linked trainees from at least 6 schools to the event: Truman High School, Blue Springs High School, Blue Springs South High School, Grain Valley High School, Lees Summit North High School and Lees Summit West High School.
Officials are launching the info to alert anybody who might have went to the celebration of possible direct exposure.
” Since it has been nearly two weeks given that the event, we recommend everyone in presence get tested,” officials said in a release. “Asymptomatic individuals can still be providers of the virus and pass it along to those at high danger.”.
An unique testing clinic for anyone who attended this event is being set up for Monday from midday to 3 p.m. Officials stated if you, or somebody you know, attended this event, please email COVID19@tmcmed.org to request a registration link for screening.
” Under the current phase, events are limited to 100 individuals,” officials stated. “As we browse the pandemic, its essential to practice preventive procedures such as social distancing, wearing a mask, and often cleaning hands.”.

The Jackson County, Missouri Health Department is providing a caution after a break out of coronavirus cases has actually been reported in connection with a big high school party in Lees Summit. Authorities said five cases of COVID-19 associated to the celebration have actually been verified and an additional three individuals are symptomatic and awaiting screening outcomes. The cases trace back to a big party in Lees Summits Lakewood neighborhood on July 10. Authorities said 100 to 200 individuals were in attendance, the majority of whom were high school students in between the ages of 14 and 16. Authorities said the celebration did not have an official guest list, making contact tracing difficult. Authorities have actually connected trainees from at least six schools to the occasion: Truman High School, Blue Springs High School, Blue Springs South High School, Grain Valley High School, Lees Summit North High School and Lees Summit West High School.Officials are launching the details to notify anyone who might have went to the celebration of possible direct exposure. “Since it has been practically two weeks given that the event, we recommend everybody in presence get checked,” officials stated in a release. “Asymptomatic individuals can still be carriers of the virus and pass it along to those at high risk.” A special testing clinic for anybody who attended this occasion is being established for Monday from midday to 3 p.m. Officials stated if you, or somebody you understand, attended this event, please e-mail COVID19@tmcmed.org to ask for a registration link for screening. “Under the existing phase, gatherings are restricted to 100 individuals,” authorities said. “As we navigate the pandemic, its crucial to practice preventive procedures such as social distancing, using a mask, and frequently cleaning hands.”

LEES SUMMIT, Mo.–.
The Jackson County, Missouri Health Department is issuing a warning after a break out of coronavirus cases has actually been reported in connection with a large high school celebration in Lees Summit.
Authorities said 5 cases of COVID-19 related to the party have actually been confirmed and an extra 3 individuals are symptomatic and waiting for testing results.

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT SAYS THE CLUSTER IS TIED TO A PARTY HOSTED BY HIGH SCHOOLERS IN THE LEES SUMMIT LAKEWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD ON JULY 10. THE PARTY DID NOT HAVE A GUEST LIST BUT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT BELIEVES STUDENTS FROM TRUMAN, BLUE SPRINGS, BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH, GRAIN VALLEY, LEES SUMMIT, AND LEES SUMMIT WEST HIGH SCHOOL WERE THERE. The Jackson County, Missouri Health Department is providing a caution after an outbreak of coronavirus cases has been reported in connection with a big high school celebration in Lees Summit. Officials said 100 to 200 people were in presence, most of whom were high school trainees between the ages of 14 and 16. Officials have actually connected trainees from at least six schools to the occasion: Truman High School, Blue Springs High School, Blue Springs South High School, Grain Valley High School, Lees Summit North High School and Lees Summit West High School.Officials are releasing the details to inform anybody who might have participated in the celebration of possible exposure.