(Waynesville)–The Waynesville School District has been notified that a student at Waynesville High School has tested positive for the coronavirus, COVID-19. Unless parents were otherwise notified, their students may remain in school, per guidance from the Pulaski County Health Department. Wearing masks and keeping socially distanced has kept the close contact list to a limited number of students. Parents are asked to continue to reinforce these preventive measures so that the district can continue to keep students safe in school. In coordination with the Pulaski County Health Department, students who have had close contact with the positive case will be in isolation for 14 days. Parents of the students who came in close contact with this individual have been contacted by the Waynesville School District. The district immediately conducted extra deep cleaning in impacted areas and will continue to follow all recommended safety guidelines.