Potsdam Central School has positive COVID-19 case, district will remain open
POTSDAM -- Parents with students attending school in Potsdam received an email from the superintendent Wednesday informing them of a positive COVID-19 test at the school district.
While those who came into contact with the person who tested positive will be self isolating, the school will remain open."In the interest of transparency, I am writing to inform you that there has been a positive case of COVID-19 within our district. All positive cases will be reported on https://schoolcovidreportcard.health.ny.gov/ per the Governor’s orders. We will not release further information in order to protect the privacy of the individual," the email says.
"If you or a member of your household came in contact with someone who tested positive, you will be contacted directly by Public Health. We are currently assisting Public Health in their contact tracing procedure and providing all relevant information to expedite this process. Luckily, it is apparent that our stringent health and safety measures have limited the potential contacts within our district community."
Further details on the matter were not immediately available.