COVID-19 Data Dashboard
The Carthage R-9 School District has created a COVID-19 Data Dashboard to inform parents, students, staff, and the community about the impact of COVID-19 on the Tiger family. We hope you find this information helpful. The COVID-19 Data Dashboard will be updated regularly.
Report Date - Friday, July 23, 2021
Updates reflect new information received from the Jasper County Health Department. The first chart includes all positive cases and quarantine orders issued by the Jasper County Health Department on or after August 20, 2020. The second chart includes ACTIVE orders as of Friday, July 23.
Student & Staff Numbers
Total number of students enrolled (Official Count Date, September 30): 4,902 students
Total number of staff: 827 staff
State of Missouri COVID-19 Dashboards
The State of Missouri has launched a new website for the state's expanded set of COVID-19 dashboards. Included in this data is information that tracks positive cases among all school-aged residents (ages 5-19), including non-public school students, in each school district's geographic boundary. Please visit the site below to find updated information daily.
Who Will Be Notified If There Is a Case in My School?
Parents will be contacted by a representative of the Carthage R-9 School District and/or the Jasper County Health Department if their child is believed to have been in close contact with an individual with a positive COVID-19 test. When contacted by the Jasper County Health Department, the health department will provide specific guidance regarding testing and quarantine.
Important: The Jasper County Health Department has partnered with ACCESS Family Care to assist in contacting families when their child has been identified as having been in close contact with an individual with a positive COVID-19 test. As a result, families may receive a call from ACCESS Family Care on behalf of the Jasper County Health Department.
Only the Jasper County Health Department can issue quarantine orders and release individuals from quarantine. The District only provides contact tracing information.
For health-related questions, contact the Jasper County Health Department.
What's the Difference Between Quarantine and Isolation?
Important definitions provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
- Isolation separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick.
- Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of people who were exposed to a contagious disease to see if they become sick.
- Close contact is defined as someone who was within six feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period starting from two days before illness onset (or, for asymptomatic patients, two days prior to test specimen collection) until the time the patient is isolated.