Glendaal Elementary School will be closed again on Tuesday, December 22 but will definitely be open on Wednesday, December 23.
There are several front office staff members out because a staff member tested positive COVID-19 over the weekend. However, on Wednesday, staff will be brought in from other buildings to ensure that Glendaal can open.
The staff member who tested positive was last in school on Tuesday, December 15.
Glendaal students and staff should remain at home on Tuesday. Virtual Glendaal students should attend class online as usual.
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).