Positive COVID-19 tests of students at two Catholic schools in RCD

The following was released Sept.27 2021 by RCDHU and RCCDSB jointly:

Today, Sept.27, Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) in collaboration with the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (RCCDSB) is confirming that one student from Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School and one student from St. Joseph’s High School have tested positive for COVID-19.

RCDHU is working closely with the RCCDSB to ensure necessary measures continue to be in place within both facilities. RCDHU staff are actively investigating the cases and all high-risk contacts have been notified that they have recently been exposed to COVID-19. The schools remain open for in-person learning. 

For more information on what you should do if you have been notified that you are a high-risk contact based on vaccination status, visit RCDHU’s Management of High-Risk Contacts and Their Household Members.

To book a COVID-19 test with Renfrew County Virtual Triage Assessment Centre (VTAC) visit https://rcvtac.ca/. If you cannot book online call VTAC at 1-844-727-6404.

RCDHU is reminding residents to complete the COVID-19 self-assessment tool or COVID-19 school and child care self-assessment tool daily before going to work, school or daycare, to monitor for symptoms and proper guidance.

For more information, visit RCDHU’s website at https://www.rcdhu.com/novel-coronavirus- covid-19-2/ or call 613-732-3629 or 1-800-267-1097.

RCDHU Communication(2021,Sept.27) RCDHU Confirms Two Students at Two Schools Test Positive For COVID-19 [media release]

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