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Cases of COVID-19 in UCDSB Schools-Sept.14
Cases of COVID-19 in UCDSB Schools-Sept.14
Posted on 09/14/2021
COVID-19 advisory

Parents/guardians, staff and students at the following schools received notification within the last 24 hours that at least one individual at their school has tested positive for COVID-19.

  • Cornwall Collegiate Vocational School (Cornwall) – OPEN
  • Maynard Public School (Maynard) – OPEN
  • Rockland Public School (Rockland) – OPEN
  • Viscount Alexander Public School (Cornwall) – OPEN

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit and the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Health Unithave done assessments to determine those within the schools who may have had a high-risk exposure, and are actively communicating with those individuals.

With a second individual testing positive for COVD-19 at Viscount Alexander Public School, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit has declared an outbreak. An outbreak is declared when 2 or more individuals have tested positive for COVID-19, at least one of which is linked to possible transmission at the school. The school re-opened today to some students after a one-day closure.  

All schools remain open. 

Both the health units and all schools are taking all necessary steps to prevent further spread of the virus in the schools and communities.  
 
Specific details about a confirmed case of COVID-19in a school are not directly communicated to the public or media. You can find more information about the number of COVID-19 cases in our schools in our online 
COVID-19 Info Centreor on the provincial website that outlines all cases in all Ontario public schools.  

Media inquiries can be directed to:  
 
April Scott-Clarke  
Manager of Communications 
Upper Canada District School Board 
communications@ucdsb.on.ca

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