On Wednesday, the Dent-Phelps R-III School District was notified by the Dent County Health Department that a staff member tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a release by Superintendent Victoria Brooker. The students, their families, and other staff members in close contact with this individual have or are being notified by the Dent County Health Department.

The Dent-Phelps R-III School District will continue to work closely with local health officials to monitor evolving circumstances and revise our operational plans as needed. In an effort to focus communications surrounding COVID cases, moving forward, we have placed a dashboard on our website where you can view reporting information for the entire district which will be updated weekly.

More information on our guidelines can be found at dentphelps.k12.mo.us.