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Mar. 23: Two positive COVID cases

Filed in Archive, District, District News by on March 23, 2021

Two new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported today, Mar. 23, in the Bethlehem Central School District.

Bethlehem Central High School

  • A student at the high school has tested positive. There was possible exposure on Thursday, Mar. 18. The district is currently working with the Albany County Department of Health on contact tracing. Any close contacts will be notified directly. The individual who tested positive will not return to school until cleared by the health department.

Bethlehem Central Middle School

  • A staff member at the middle school has tested positive. No close contacts were identified as a result of this case. The individual who tested positive will not return to school until cleared by the health department.

    Please be sure to continue to follow all COVID health and safety protocols and complete the daily COVID screener. Do not come to school 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.

    Also, it is important to remember that if a member of your household is symptomatic and/or is awaiting the results of a COVID test, please do not send your child to school.

    Diagnostic 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.