Individual associated with Blennerhassett Elementary tests positive for COVID

PARKERSBURG — An individual associated with Blennerhassett Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19, Wood County Schools announced today.

According to a release from the district, the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department is working with the school to identify anyone who may have had close contact with the individual. The release does not specify whether the person who tested positive is a student or employee.

“If there is a chance that you, or your child, may have been exposed and the health department can trace that activity to you, you will be notified,” the release says.

Officials said the school will be open Monday.


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