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Student at Holy Cross Elementary School tests positive for COVID-19

Lakeland Catholic School Division has confirmed a student at one of their Cold Lake schools received a positive COVID-19 test

COLD LAKE – A student at Holy Cross Elementary School in Cold Lake has tested positive for COVID-19.

“The division and school worked collaboratively with Alberta Health Services (AHS) and immediately notified students, parents, staff using the proper protocols and procedures, which are set out by the province,” said Amanda Wildman, communications officer for Lakeland Catholic School Division (LCSD), in a statement, adding those who were in close proximity to the student are currently isolating.

“One class, staff, and those who were in close contact with the student, including those on the school bus, were asked to quarantine at home for 10 days since the last exposure. They’re all currently self-isolating at home as per AHS protocols.”

Enhanced cleaning procedures were followed in the school.

Holy Cross Elementary School has provided home learning opportunities for students that have been impacted.  

Robynne Henry, Bonnyville Nouvelle

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