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Important Notification to the Exeter Community for July 19.

Today we were alerted that one of our football players tested positive for COVID-19.  The following correspondence was sent to players and their families by our Athletic Director. 
 
Dear Parent or Guardian:

The Exeter Township School District considers the health and well-being of our students, staff, and community to be of the utmost importance. It is with that in mind that this email is being sent for your information.

Early this afternoon, July 19, 2020, we were alerted that a student from the football team tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  You are receiving this correspondence because your child may have been exposed to COVID-19 while at football practice between July 1, 2020 and July 15, 2020.  We have been carefully following The Return to Workouts Plan adopted by the School Board and put in place prior to the start of voluntary workouts on July 1.  Out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of all involved in football, we are suspending voluntary football workouts for the next 14 days and encouraging all of our football players and coaches to self-quarantine.  

We will be monitoring the situation over the next two weeks and will follow up with information about football restart prior to the end of the quarantine.   Also, if any football players are practicing with other ETSD teams, they are not permitted to practice with the other teams for 14 days. 
 
Symptoms of COVID-19 may include, but are not limited to, fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, or new loss of taste or smell.  We recommend that you review the guidelines from the CDC and contact your health care professional with questions or if your child shows signs of any of the symptoms listed above.
 
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the following staff members:
 
Mr. Thomas M. Legath, Athletic Director:  tmlegath@exetersd.org

Mr. Matthew R. Bauer, Head Varsity Football Coach:  mrbauer@exetersd.org