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Important: COVID Outbreak for Meadow Ridge School

May 4, 2021

To our Meadow Ridge School Community,

A case of COVID-19 has been diagnosed in an individual who was within Meadow Ridge School.  As always, our thoughts remain with this individual and their family, we wish them a safe and speedy recovery.

Out of respect to privacy and in accordance with AHS guidelines, we cannot disclose personal health information of any individual.  However, we are able to share that we learned of this positive COVID-19 case the afternoon of May 4, 2021.  We understand that the individual was last in the school on Thursday April 29, 2021.

When 2 or more cases are identified within the school, the Chief Medical Officer of Health will declare a school investigation / outbreak.  We have been assigned a School Outbreak / EI Number (2021-EI-5736). Please reference this number when booking a test for faster results.

Public Health, supported by Foothills School Division, has informed all individuals identified as being a close contact with this case.  Resources are available to support your family from the Calgary Rural Primary Care Network.  The health and safety of our students, staff, and community is paramount and supports remains available, you are encouraged to visit our Parent Learning Link and Student Learning Link.

We remind families to monitor for any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 using the Alberta Health Daily Checklist.  If you or a member of your family has any of the symptoms of illness listed, please fill out the online Alberta Health Services COVID-19 self-assessment or call Health Link at 811.

Please rest assured that we will continue to work closely with Alberta Health Services and the Medical Officer of Health in the Calgary Zone to ensure that we follow their ongoing recommendations.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to your school principal or myself with any questions you may have.  Thank you for your continued support.

Sincerely,

Chris Fuzessy, Superintendent of Schools
Rebecca Forchuk, Meadow Ridge School Principal


 

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May 4, 2021

To our Meadow Ridge School Community,

A case of COVID-19 has been diagnosed in an individual who was within Meadow Ridge School.  As always, our thoughts remain with this individual and their family, we wish them a safe and speedy recovery.

Out of respect to privacy and in accordance with AHS guidelines, we cannot disclose personal health information of any individual.  However, we are able to share that we learned of this positive COVID-19 case the evening of May 3, 2021.  We understand that the individual was last in the school on Wednesday April 28, 2021.

When 2 or more cases are identified within the school, the Chief Medical Officer of Health will declare a school investigation / outbreak.  We have been assigned a School Outbreak / EI Number (2021-EI-5736). Please reference this number when booking a test for faster results.

Public Health, supported by Foothills School Division, has informed all individuals identified as being a close contact with this case.  Resources are available to support your family from the Calgary Rural Primary Care Network.  The health and safety of our students, staff, and community is paramount and supports remains available, you are encouraged to visit our Parent Learning Link and Student Learning Link.

We remind families to monitor for any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 using the Alberta Health Daily Checklist.  If you or a member of your family has any of the symptoms of illness listed, please fill out the online Alberta Health Services COVID-19 self-assessment or call Health Link at 811.

Please rest assured that we will continue to work closely with Alberta Health Services and the Medical Officer of Health in the Calgary Zone to ensure that we follow their ongoing recommendations.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to your school principal or myself with any questions you may have.  Thank you for your continued support.

Sincerely,

Chris Fuzessy, Superintendent of Schools
Rebecca Forchuk, Meadow Ridge School Principal
 

 

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April 30, 2021

To our Meadow Ridge School Community,

A case of COVID-19 has been diagnosed in an individual who was within Meadow Ridge School.  As always, our thoughts remain with this individual and their family, we wish them a safe and speedy recovery.

Out of respect to privacy and in accordance with AHS guidelines, we cannot disclose personal health information of any individual.  However, we are able to share that we learned of this positive COVID-19 case the afternoon of April 30, 2021.  We understand that the individual was last in the school on Tuesday April 27, 2021.

Public Health, supported by Foothills School Division, has informed all individuals identified as being a close contact with this case.  Resources are available to support your family from the Calgary Rural Primary Care Network.  The health and safety of our students, staff, and community is paramount and supports remains available, you are encouraged to visit our Parent Learning Link and Student Learning Link.

We remind families to monitor for any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 using the Alberta Health Daily Checklist.  If you or a member of your family has any of the symptoms of illness listed, please fill out the online Alberta Health Services COVID-19 self-assessment or call Health Link at 811.

In past cases, we would notify a school community when a COVID-19 Variant of Concern (VOC) was identified within a school.  With the rise of the B.1.1.7 (UK) VOC across the province, Alberta Health Services has informed us that this notification will no longer be provided.  All other variants will continue to be shared.

Please rest assured that we will continue to work closely with Alberta Health Services and the Medical Officer of Health in the Calgary Zone to ensure that we follow their ongoing recommendations.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to your school principal or myself with any questions you may have.  Thank you for your continued support.

Sincerely,

Chris Fuzessy, Superintendent of Schools
Rebecca Forchuk, Meadow Ridge School Principal