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COVID-19 Testing Sites in Bartholomew County

If you test positive for COVID-19, the Indiana Department of Health will call or text you. Please recognize these numbers and answer if they call: 833-670-0067 or 877-548-3444. Thank you! Testing sites in Bartholomew County as of November 19, 2020 Bartholomew County Health Department 2675 Fox Pointe Dr. Columbus, IN 47203 Appointment required. [Registration] Hours Mon & Thu: 8:00AM - 11:00AM and 5:00PM - 7:00PM  Tue: 8:00AM - 11:00AM Wed & Fri: 1:00PM [...]

November 10th, 2020|

COVID-19 Testing Protocols

Columbus Regional Health has released a helpful information sheet to help make the decision about whether or not one should get tested for COVID-19 after exposure. Click on the image below to download a PDF version of the flyer to print or save.

November 25th, 2020|

A Special Message

This year’s Thanksgiving celebration is like no other we’ve experienced in our lifetimes. Many of us will be unable to share time with loved ones, to welcome our children home, or to invite our neighbors over to share in a meal. Yet this is a time to give thanks to those for whom we are most thankful. In that spirit, in this year 2020, we give thanks to: Our Columbus Regional Health and all other health care workers [...]

November 25th, 2020|

Statement from Bartholomew County Health Department on November 20, 2020

Due to an increasing level of activity of COVID-19 virus in our county, more people becoming ill and interacting with ill persons, and its effect on the Bartholomew County School Corporation and the healthcare system, the following steps are necessary to protect the health and well-being of our community. The Bartholomew County Health Officer has announced that Bartholomew County will be requiring the following restrictions in addition to the Indiana Governors Executive Order 20-48 and all referenced orders [...]

November 20th, 2020|

BCSC Statement re: eLearning after Thanksgiving Break

As we end two weeks of eLearning as a corporation, we wish to provide our families with an update on how BCSC will proceed with an instructional model following Thanksgiving Break. We realize that this has certainly been a challenging time for our students, families, and staff members and we appreciate your help in doing everything possible to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community while still supporting your child’s learning. When we made the decision to [...]

November 20th, 2020|

COVID-19 Community Task Force Meets to Discuss Changes in Response to Rising Case Numbers

On November 19, the COVID-19 Community Task Force members met to communicate changes to county restrictions to be implemented in an effort to control rising COVID-19 case numbers in Bartholomew County. Dr. Jim Roberts with Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) stated that BCSC would be extending e-learning through Tuesday, December 22, 2020, the last instructional day before the scheduled Winter Break, with a planned return to in-person learning on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. A statement by BCSC may [...]

November 20th, 2020|

Tips for Events and Gatherings from Columbus Regional Health

Task Force member, Columbus Regional Health, has put together a handy one page info sheet on things to remember when planning your holiday gatherings this season. Download the flyer below and share! By working together, we can stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community! Download Flyer (PDF)

November 18th, 2020|