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Public Advisory: Positive COVID-19 Case(s) Reported

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020:

TO:        BHS Staff Community

FROM:        Bainbridge Island School District, Dane Fenwick, James Corsetti and Erin Murphy, District Points of Contact

SUBJECT:    Positive COVID-19 Case Reported

The Bainbridge Island School District was notified today of a positive COVID-19 case at Bainbridge Island High School.

The individual who tested positive is safely isolating at home. The Kitsap Public Health District has been informed and any close contacts of the individual have been notified and advised as appropriate.  

Anyone who has not been directly contacted but is concerned about possible exposure should visit Washington State’s Department of Health website at www.doh.wa.gov for guidance on “What to do if you were potentially exposed to someone with confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

We will continue to implement the safety precautions outlined in our COVID-19 Safety Handbook to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our buildings, as well as performing a deep-cleaning of the individual’s workspace. The safety of our students and staff members remains our highest priority.

COVID-19 is a virus that can be spread by everyone at all ages, even without being ill or manifesting any known symptoms.  As such, we encourage everyone to consistently observe the following precautions — even when feeling great —  to help reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wear a cloth face covering when around others

  • Maintain safe physical distance from others

  • Wash hands and use hand sanitizer frequently

  • Monitor your body temperature

  • Stay home if you are sick, even with mild symptoms

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact one of the Bainbridge Island School District’s points of contact (POC):


Monday, Nov. 16, 2020:

The Bainbridge Island School District was notified this weekend of a positive COVID-19 case at Sakai Intermediate School.

The individual who tested positive is safely isolating at home. The Kitsap Public Health District has been informed and any close contacts of the individual have been notified and advised as appropriate.  

Anyone who has not been directly contacted but is concerned about possible exposure should visit Washington State’s Department of Health website at www.doh.wa.gov for guidance on “What to do if you were potentially exposed to someone with confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

We will continue to implement the safety precautions outlined in our COVID-19 Safety Handbook to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our buildings, as well as performing a deep-cleaning of the individual’s workspace. The safety of our students and staff members remains our highest priority.

COVID-19 is a virus that can be spread by everyone at all ages, even without being ill or manifesting any known symptoms.  As such, we encourage everyone to consistently observe the following precautions — even when feeling great —  to help reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wear a cloth face covering when around others
  • Maintain safe physical distance from others
  • Wash hands and use hand sanitizer frequently
  • Monitor your body temperature
  • Stay home if you are sick, even with mild symptoms

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact one of the Bainbridge Island School District’s points of contact (POC):