After Hour Kid Power at Magee Intermediate School Temporarily Closed After Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19 Exposure

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation is notifying families that an employee working at the Calallen ISD - Magee Intermediate School, After Hour Kid Power  after school program, tested positive for COVID-19 today. The employee may have had contact with your child. However, the employee was wearing a mask the entire time they had contact with the children and the employee did not have any symptoms on January 7, 2021. The employee did not return to work after they left on January 7th. All classrooms at the After Hour Kid Power are cleaned and sanitized frequently throughout the day and employees wash their hands throughout the day.

At the recommendation of Corpus Christi Nueces County Public Health District and out of an abundance of caution, the After Hour Kid Power at the Magee Intermediate School will be closed for 10 days and is expected to reopen Tuesday, January 19, 2021.  It is also recommended that your child self-quarantine for 10 days from the last time your child may have come in contact with the positive employee, which was January 7, 2021. The end of the recommended 10-day quarantine period is on Monday, January 18. Children being quarantined will not be permitted to attend another After Hour Kid Power program during the quarantine period.

The activity room at Magee Intermediate School will be deep cleaned prior to being reopened on Tuesday, January 19. After Hour Kid Power Program staff will continue to wear personal protective equipment, will continue to monitor body temperature daily, and will continue to follow preventative protocols in operating a childcare facility as outlined by the federal and state guidelines. The After Hour Kid Power Program is licensed by Texas Health and Human Services.

The City of Corpus Christi is committed to ensuring the safety of all participants and will take necessary action to protect them and their families, personnel and the community. 

If parents or guardians have already paid for the weeks the program is closed, a refund can be issued or applied as a credit towards the balance when program reopens. A notification letter will also be available to present to employer, if needed.