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Dec. 29: Two positive COVID cases

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on December 29, 2020

The Bethlehem Central School District learned today, Tuesday, Dec. 29, that two individuals in the school district community have tested positive for COVID-19: a student at the high school and a student at the middle school. There was no exposure at school in either case. Both students are in isolation and will not return to school until cleared by the health department. 

    Please continue to follow these safety protocols:

    • Always wear a mask that covers both the mouth and nose when you are out of your home or if someone from outside your household visits your home.
    • Wash hands with soap and water frequently when out of your home. If you cannot use soap and water, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
    • Don’t touch the eyes, nose or mouth unless your hands are clean.
    • Contact your medical provider if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, congestion or runny nose.

    If you or your child are experiencing symptoms, contact your health care provider immediately. COVID-19 testing information is available by calling the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline at (888) 364-3065 or on the Albany County Department of Health website.