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Sept. 16: Two staff members at SD 20 board office/KCLC Trail campus test positive for Covid-19

SChool District 20 sent the following letter to staff/students on Sept. 16:

Dear School Board Office and Kootenay-Columbia Learning Centre, Trail Campus, staff:

This letter is to advise you that two staff members of the School Board Office have tested positive for COVID-19. They are isolated at home with support from public health officials. 

Interior Health is in the process of directly contacting any individuals who may have been exposed to provide direction and support. If you have been contacted by Interior Health, please follow their advice carefully. 

As always, if you have symptoms, please stay home and follow the guidance from the BC Centre for Disease Control regarding if you are sick.We recognize the importance of individuals contacting 811 or using the self-assessment tool on-line when they experience symptoms. This is a crucial step in supporting the health of our community and anyone with symptoms can be tested at a local testing centre in the community. 

We will continue to work closely with Interior Health to provide ongoing communication as required. If you have further questions around the public health response you can call Health Link at 811. 

Katherine Shearer

Acting Superintendent