COVID-19 Positive Employee at Farmington Schools

Another employee has been tested and is awaiting results after exhibiting symptoms. The areas in which these two employees performed duties have been vacated by all other staff members and no students have been in any affected rooms or buildings.

From Farmington Schools

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

One Farmington Municipal Schools employee has tested positive for Covid-19 and another employee has been tested and is awaiting results after exhibiting symptoms. The areas in which these two employees performed duties have been vacated by all other staff members and no students have been in any affected rooms or buildings. As part of emerging protocol for positive Covid-19 cases in the district, the affected rooms and areas will be “fogged.” Fogging is a sanitizing procedure in which disinfecting solution is dispersed utilizing a handheld machine, creating a “fog” which kills germs and viruses within a matter of minutes.


No employee will be granted access to the affected areas until Monday, July 27th. As a reminder, no students are permitted on campuses or in buildings at this time.


Farmington Municipal Schools continues to follow screening protocols outlined by the New Mexico Department of Health, the New Mexico Public Education Department and the Center for Disease Control. This includes requiring masks, temperature screening and a short set of questions regarding travel and possible symptoms for anyone entering an FMS building.

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