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Staff report
10:55 am CDT March 28, 2020

A substitute teacher who worked at Northbrook School District 28’s Meadowbrook School in mid-March has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the Glenview/Northbrook COVID-19 Task Force. 

Officials say the substitute teacher worked at the Northbrook school March 12-13, and tested positive for the virus on March 24. 

The district does not know if the substitute was contagious during the time of teaching duties at Meadowbrook. 

More than 100 people affiliated with the North Shore have tested positive or were exposed to the coronavirus, as of press time.

• At least 10 people who attended a March 15 service at The Life Church of Glenview have tested positive for COVID-19. Almost three dozen others are showing symptoms but cannot access tests, according to the church’s pastor.

• Loyola Academy officials announced a teacher tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday, March 21. The teacher last had contact with students on March 12, according to school officials.

• A parent of a student at Kenilworth’s A Joyful Noise Preschool, who was in a classroom at the school on March 12, was confirmed positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus), on Thursday, March 19.

• The Winnetka Public Schools District 36 officials confirmed on March 17 a seventh-grader from Carleton Washburne School in Winnetka has a “probable, presumptive case.” The student was at school last on March 11.

• Officials from Glenbrook High Schools District 225 and Glenview District 34 announced Monday, March 16, that a parent with children in both districts tested positive for the coronavirus.

• Township School District 113 announced emergency closure of school Friday, March 13, after a suspected case was reported at Deerfield High School.

• Two employees of Northwestern University in Evanston tested positive for the virus in consecutive days — Friday and Saturday, March 13-14.

• A NorthShore University HealthSystems hospital was treating a patient for the virus last week, according to a release from the organization. The group has hospitals in Glenview, Skokie, Highland Park and Chicago.

• In a statement posted March 11, Evanston Unitarian Church said a congregation member tested positive for the coronavirus and it would suspend services for at least a week.

• The Village of Glencoe announced March 4 that an employee of its Public Works Department was exposed to the coronavirus, but the employee remained symptom-free for 14 days.

• Loyola Academy in Wilmette closed March 9-10 after a student at the school was exposed to the virus off-campus.

• A faculty member of Lake Forest High School entered a 14-day quarantine after being exposed to the coronavirus while visiting a Chicago high school where someone with the virus was present the same day.

• Gabe Funk, a former Lake Forest High School football team captain, publicly identified himself as testing positive for coronavirus. Funk had been studying abroad in Rome where he believes he contracted it. He is currently in self-quarantine.

• An unidentified Lake Bluff man informed village officials that he has tested positive for coronavirus. He is also self-quarantining.

• Sixty-two residents of the City of Evanston have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the city’s website.