COVID-19 Incidents

Posted 7/21/20, 11:30 AM
Updated 12/4/20, 4:09 PM

All reported COVID-19 incidents related to Auburn-Washburn will be posted to this page. Once the district learns of a COVID-19 incident the following steps will be followed:

  • Isolate individuals if present
  • Consult with Shawnee County Health Department (SCHD)
  • Thoroughly clean and disinfect any affected areas
  • Contact trace within Auburn-Washburn to determine close contacts*
  • Immediately notify anyone determined to have had close contact
  • Advise of any required self-quarantine
  • Follow any additional recommendations from SCHD

*close contact is defined as anyone who has been closer than 6 feet for longer than 10 cumulative minutes

Below is a list of reported COVID-19 incidents related to Auburn-Washburn.

Incident District Notified
A Washburn Rural High School freshman tested positive for COVID-19. 12/4/20
A Jay Shideler teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 12/4/20
A Jay Shideler staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 12/3/20
A Washburn Rural Middle School staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 12/3/20
A Pauline South 5th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 12/3/20
A Pauline South 6th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 12/3/20
A Farley Elementary staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 12/2/20
A Pauline Central staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 12/2/20
A Pauline Central first grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 12/2/20
A Washburn Rural High School staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 12/2/20
A Washburn Rural High School teacher tested Positive for COVID-19. 12/2/20
A Washburn Rural High School junior tested positive for COVID-19. 12/2/20
A Washburn Rural High School freshman tested positive for COVID-19. 12/1/20
A Washburn Rural Middle School staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/30/20
A Washburn Rural Middle School 8th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/30/20
A Washburn Rural High School junior tested positive for COVID-19. 11/30/20
A Pauline Central 3rd grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/30/20
A Washburn Rural High School senior tested positive for COVID-19. 11/30/20
A Pauline Central paraeducator tested positive for COVID-19. 11/30/20
A Pauline South 4th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/30/20
A Pauline South paraeducator tested positive for COVID-19. 11/30/20
A Pauline South teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 11/30/20
A Pauline Central kindergarten student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/29/20
An Auburn-Washburn bus driver tested positive for COVID-19. 11/26/20
A Farley Elementary 5th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/24/20
A Pauline South 4th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/22/20
A Pauline South teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 11/22/20
A Pauline South 6th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/22/20
A Pauline Central kindergarten student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/21/20
A Washburn Rural Middle School 7th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/20/20
A Farley Elementary teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 11/20/20
A Wanamaker Elementary 3rd grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/20/20
A Pauline Central preschool student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/19/20
A Washburn Rural High School student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/19/20
A Wanamaker Elementary kindergarten student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/18/20
A staff member at Washburn Rural High School tested positive for COVID-19. 11/18/20
A paraeducator at Jay Shideler Elementary tested positive for COVID-19. 11/18/20
A Washburn Rural High School student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/18/20
Two teachers at Washburn Rural High School tested positive for COVID-19. 11/18/20
A substitute teacher at Jay Shideler Elementary tested positive for COVID-19. 11/16/20
A Farley Elementary preschool staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/16/20
A Wanamaker Elementary 4th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/16/20
A district-wide technology support staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/16/20
Three Washburn Rural High School students tested positive for COVID-19. 11/16/20
A Pauline Central preschool student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/16/20
A Farley Elementary support staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/15/20
A Pauline South 4th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/15/20
A Washburn Rural High School teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
An Auburn Elementary 6th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Pauline Central 2nd grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Pauline South staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
Five Washburn Rural High School students tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Washburn Rural High School 12th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Washburn Rural High School teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Washburn Rural High School teacher tested positiver for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Washburn Rural High School teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Jay Shideler Elementary paraeducator tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Washburn Rural High School Special Education staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Shuler Education Center office staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Washburn Rural Middle School 7th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/12/20
A Shuler Education Center office staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/11/20
A Pauline Central paraeducator tested positive for COVID-19. 11/11/20
A Wanamaker Elementary Special Education staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/11/20
A Washburn Rural High School teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 11/11/20
A Shuler Education Center office staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/11/20
A Pauline Central Special Education staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/10/20
An Indian Hills 2nd grade student who has not been in school since November 2 tested positive for COVID-19. 11/10/20
An Indian Hills 5th grade student who has not been in school since November 4 tested positive for COVID-19. 11/10/20
A Washburn Rural High School teacher tested positive for COVID-19 11/10/20
A Washburn Rural High School teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 11/10/20
A Farley Elementary kindergarten student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/9/20
Two Indian Hills sibling students (grades 1 & 6) who had not been in school since November 2 tested positive for COVID-19. 11/9/20
A Jay Shideler Elementary Food Service staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/9/20
A Pauline Central preschool student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/8/20
A Pauline Central 2nd grade student tested positive for COVID-19.

11/8/20

A teacher at Pauline South who also serves as an assistant coach at Washburn Rural High School tested positive for COVID-19. 11/8/20
A Wanamaker Elementary 3rd grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/8/20
A Pauline Central paraeducator tested posisitve for COVID-19. 11/7/20
A Farley Elementary Food Service staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/7/20
Five Washburn Rural High School students tested positive for COVID-19. None of these incidents appear to be connected or related. 11/6/20
A Wanamaker Elementary 5th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/5/20
An Indian Hills Elementary 4th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/4/20
A Washburn Rural Middle School 8th grade student tested positive for COVID-19. 11/3/20
An Auburn Elementary staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/3/20
A Washburn Rural Middle School staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 11/2/20
An Indian Hills Elementary School student who had not been in school since October 28 tested positive for COVID-19. 11/1/20
A Washburn Rural High School student who had not been in school since October 23 tested positive for COVID-19. 10/30/20
An Auburn Elementary student tested positive for COVID-19. 10/28/20
A substitute teacher at Jay Shideler Elementary tested positive for COVID-19. 10/27/20
Two Jay Shideler Elementary sibling students who had not been in school since October 9 tested positive for COVID-19. 10/26/20
A Wanamaker Elementary student who had not been in school since October 9 tested positive for COVID-19. 10/23/20
A Washburn Rural High School staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 10/22/20
A Jay Shideler Elementary teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 10/21/20
Two Washburn Rural High School students who had last been in school on October 14 tested positive for COVID-19. 10/20/20
An Indian Hills Elementary student who had last been in school on October 8 tested positive for COVID-19. 10/16/20
A Washburn Rural Middle School student who had last been in school on October 8 tested positive for COVID-19. 10/16/20
A Washburn Rural High School student who had last been in school on October 8 tested positive for COVID-19. 10/15/20
An Auburn Elementary teacher tested positive for COVID-19. 10/13/20
A Pauline South support staff member tested positive for COVID-19. 10/11/20
A Pauline South paraeducator who had not been at work since 9/25/20 tested positive for COVID-19. 10/8/20
A Farley Elementary food service employee who had not been at work since 10/1/20 tested positive for COVID-19. 10/7/20
A Washburn Rural Middle School student who had not been in school since 9/29/20. tested positive for COVID-19. 10/6/20
A staff member who is based in the Shuler Education Center offices tested positive for COVID-19. 10/5/20
A Washburn Rural Middle School student who had not been in school since 9/25/20. tested positive for COVID-19. 10/2/20
A Washburn Rural High School student tested positive for COVID-19. 9/25/20
A Washburn Rural High School student who had not been in the school this year, tested positive for COVID-19. 9/18/20
A Washburn Rural Alternative High School student who had not been been in the school since 9/4/20, tested positive for COVID-19. 9/16/20
Student at Washburn Rural High School tested positive for COVID-19. 9/16/20
Teacher at Washburn Rural Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. 9/13/20
Individual who works at Indian Hills Elementary tested positive for COVID-19. 9/12/20
WRHS student who has not yet attended this school year, tested positive for COVID-19. 9/4/20
WRMS student who has not attended school since 8/27/20, tested positive for COVID-19 9/3/20
Bus driver who has not worked since 8/17/20, tested positive for COVID-19. 9/3/20
WRHS staff member who had not recently been present in the district or near other staff members, tested positive for COVID-19. 8/6/20
Two individuals in attendance at WRHS graduation ceremony at the Stormont Vail Events Center on 8/1/20 tested positive for COVID-19. 8/5/20
Staff member present for planning meeting at Jay Shideler Elementary tested positive for COVID-19. 7/29/20
Male WRHS student who attended Strength and Conditioning sessions at the school tested positive for COVID-19. 7/27/20
WRHS student who had attended volleyball open gym workout for approximately 10 minutes at WRMS tested positive for COVID-19. 7/16/20
Staff member with WRHS Basketball Camp tested positive for COVID-19 7/12/20
Off-duty staff member from Pauline Central who had interacted with other staff members, tested positive for COVID-19 7/6/2020