COVID Positive At New Rochelle School On 2nd Day Of Class

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Parents have been knowledgeable on Tuesday that somebody on the New Rochelle college has examined optimistic for COVID-19.

Back to highschool hasn’t been straightforward for college students at Isaac E. Young Middle School. First, flood harm delayed the beginning of lessons and now, a COVID-19 case on the college could additional hamper research. In a letter to households dated Sept. 14, Superintendent Jonathan Raymond confirmed {that a} workers member or scholar on the college has examined optimistic for the COVID-19 virus.

School officers wouldn’t say if the contaminated individual was a scholar or member of workers. They confirmed that the “individual was at the school while possibly infectious,” however cited confidentiality legal guidelines in refusing to additional establish the contaminated individual.

If both an Isaac E. Young Middle School scholar or college district worker is recognized as an in depth contact of the one who examined optimistic, they are going to obtain a name from a Westchester County Department of Health contact tracer, college officers stated.

“Persons that will be contacted will see ‘NYS Contact Tracing’ or a ‘518’ area code appear on the caller ID of their phone,” Raymond wrote. “If you should see one of these identifiers on your caller ID, you are strongly urged to answer the call immediately and cooperate with the contact tracer. Your cooperation and prompt response will help protect us all.”

Raymond added if households don’t obtain notification throughout the subsequent 36 hours, “your child may not be at risk of COVID-19 exposure from this incident while at Isaac E. Young Middle School.”

Raymond stated the varsity stays open for educating and studying.

Besides following all Westchester County Department of Health protocols for contact tracing and self-quarantine, Raymond wrote that Isaac E. Young Middle School will likely be disinfected and sanitized following New York State Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pointers.

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