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COVID-19 case identified at Prescott Memorial School

By Christine Simmonds | Nov 30, 2020
Photo by: Christine Simmonds Prescott Memorial School in Washington.

Washington — An individual associated with Prescott Memorial School in Washington has tested positive for COVID-19. All close contacts have been told to quarantine and school will remain open.

Principal Nancy Stover sent out a letter through Parent Square on Nov. 27 stating that someone associated with the school had tested positive for the virus.

The letter states that there is a possibility that other staff or students were close contacts, and may have been exposed.

In a phone call, Stover said that all staff and students identified as close contacts had already been told to quarantine. She added that the school schedule will continue as it has been.

The letter from Stover states that parents and staff should monitor themselves for signs and symptoms of the virus even if they have not been identified as a close contact, and to stay home from work and school if sick.

Prescott Memorial School moved to a four day week during November when Knox County was identified as yellow by the Maine Center for Disease Control.

A yellow designation for a county means it is suggested schools transition to a hybrid learning schedule to limit exposure between individuals at the school.

As of Nov. 20, Knox County has been designated as green again.

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Comments (1)
Posted by: ANANUR FORMA | Nov 30, 2020 12:36

so sorry to read this,. hope all get well soon without too much discomfort...!!!!

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