Four S-G community members test positive for COVID-19

Four S-G school community members – one hybrid Middle School student, two virtual Middle School students and a staff member at Glen-Worden – have tested positive for COVID-19. The Schenectady County Public Health Services has begun contact tracing in the in-school cases – the one hybrid MS student and the GW staff member – who have been in school.

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).

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