In the 12 days since Scotia-Glenville students and staff went on the annual holiday break, there have been 15 positive cases of COVID-19. None of them will cause the closure of a school building.
The cases reported since Wednesday, Dec. 23 are:
- 2 staff members, one each at Lincoln Elementary and Glen-Worden Elementary
- 1 virtual Middle School student
- 4 in-person students at the High School
- 2 in-person students at the Middle School
- 1 in-person student at Sacandaga Elementary
- 2 in-person students at Lincoln Elementary
- 3 in-person students at Glen-Worden Elementary
Everyone at the school is following health guidelines by wearing face masks and keeping socially distant, including the individual who tested positive. All staff members and students complete a series of health questions every morning from the Pinpoint Health Screening App before coming to school.
Please note that The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other privacy laws restrict us from disclosing or confirming any personally identifiable information about individuals suspected of, or having, COVID – 19. We cannot identify anyone who has tested positive.
Since the start of the school year, the district has been thoroughly cleaning and disinfecting all buildings on campus, in accordance with guidance from the New York State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).