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COVID-19 found at DSBN school

Individuals and staff who had contact with the person are told to self-isolate
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NRPH has discovered one case of COVID-19 at Prince Philip French Immersion Public School, a resease from DSBN said.

Students and staff who had close contact with the individual have been directed to stay home and self-isolate.

"Custodians will complete a thorough cleaning of the school as required. A Public Health Inspector and a Public Health Nurse from NRPH will visit the school to complete a comprehensive assessment. The preventative COVID-19 practices that Prince Philip French Immersion Public School has been following since the beginning of school, such as wearing PPE, physical distancing, maintaining hand hygiene, and doing the daily health screening, will continue," the statement said.

If community members have questions about COVID-19, they can call Niagara Region Public Health’s COVID-19 Info-Line for assistance from a Public Health Nurse, which is staffed Monday to Friday, 9:15 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 9:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. at 905-688-8248 or toll-free at 1-888-505-6074.