New Albany Shuts Down Workouts After Positive COVID-19 Test
New Albany High School has paused all summer workouts after receiving notice that a student-athlete tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Bulldogs will be suspending all summer practices and workouts for all athletic programs through July 30th.
The school has released an official statement on the matter.
“During these unprecedented times, NASD continues to work diligently to protect our staff and students. We have been made aware of a positive COVID-19 case within our athletic groups. The families of those in close contact with this student athlete have been contacted. In following MSDH guidelines because of the close contact and to prevent further spread, we are suspending workouts and practices for high school/middle school football, high school/middle school boys basketball, and high school baseball through July 30. According to the guidelines, the student athletes in these sports are recommended to quarantine and monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 until July 30 and see a doctor for testing if symptoms occur. A current list of symptoms can be found on our school website (click the COVID Updates link). Please report any COVID-19 testing results of students to our Health Services Coordinator at 662-534-1800.”