February 16, 2021
Dear St. Agnes Catholic Elementary School community,
This letter is to inform you that a third-party provider who came in contact with students at St. Agnes Catholic Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was last at the school on Friday, February 12, 2021. The positive test result was confirmed by Hamilton Public Health Services (HPHS) today.
Out of respect for the privacy of the individual, personal health information and identifiers will not be released. Any students, staff or cohorts that are required to quarantine will be notified immediately by the school and will be contacted by Hamilton Public Health Services (HPHS) within the next two days.
Persons who test positive for COVID-19 may not return to school until they are cleared by HPHS.
St. Agnes CES will continue to work closely with HPHS to ensure all health and safety measures are in place to prevent transmission to other students and individuals in the school community. Students and staff should continue to attend school, unless directed otherwise by HPHS, and to screen daily for COVID-19 symptoms on the provincial COVID-19 school screening website
Please follow the directions provided in the COVID-19 school screening. If your child(ren) develops COVID-19 symptoms, they must stay home from school and should get a COVID-19 test. To book a COVID-19 test, please go to www.HamiltonCovidTest.ca
. Please inform the school of any absences and symptoms your child(ren) is/are experiencing.
If you have any questions about COVID-19, please consult the Hamilton Public Health COVID-19 School Health program Hotline at 905-974-9848 (option 5) or firstname.lastname@example.org
In closing, we wish to assure you of our ongoing commitment to the health and safety of our students and staff and will notify you of any new developments.
Mr. J. Mauro