FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27, 2020
Summer Athletics positive COVID-19 case
Lawton, OK: Lawton Public Schools received confirmation today from the Comanche County Health Department (CCHD) that one of our student athletes at Eisenhower High School tested positive for COVID-19.
We cannot release the student’s name. However, the Health Department is in the process of contacting anyone in the next 24 hours that needs to be notified. If you are contacted by the Health Department, please follow their recommendations.
The District continues to follow the guidance and procedures set forth by the National Federation of High School Sports (NFHS) for summer athletics. Personal health procedures and disinfecting measures continue to be in place. Additionally, deep cleaning will occur over the weekend. Furthermore, we are in constant communication and in full cooperation with CCHD as we follow their guidance.
As a parent, if you have concerns about your student attending summer athletics you are welcome to keep your child home. Please notify your child’s coach if you choose to do so. For further questions, please contact the Comanche County Health Department at 580-248-5890. CCHD is hosting a free COVID-19 drive thru testing today at Rose Hill Church of Christ, 1212 SW Tennessee from 9-12 pm. No appointment is necessary. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent. Thank you for your cooperation.