COVID-19 case confirmed at East Elgin Secondary School

Posted On Sunday November 29, 2020

A positive case of COVID-19 has been identified by Southwestern Public Health (SWPH) at East Elgin Secondary Schoolin Aylmer. 

Thames Valley immediately notified staff, and parents and guardians of all East Elgin Secondary School students. The school will remain open and school buses will continue to operate. 

SWPH is currently investigating the case and is in the process of identifying close contacts and following up directly to provide specific testing advice.

If you are not contacted by the health unit, your child is not considered to be at risk. The health unit will only contact those staff and students who have been identified as a close contact and will advise them to stay home from school and quarantine for a period of 14 days.

Thames Valley is following all health and safety protocols recommended by both the local public health unit and the Ministry of Education, and East Elgin Secondary School remains a safe place to attend school.

Thames Valley is carefully following all of the public health protocols to keep students and staff safe, and all confirmed active cases will be tracked on our website at www.tvdsb.ca/COVID19alerts.

For more information, visit https://www.swpublichealth.ca/covid-19-school-support or call Southwestern Public Health’s COVID-19 Information Line at 1-800-922-0096 ext. 9.

 

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