COVID-19. (Pixabay)

COVID-19. (Pixabay)

COVID-19 exposure at Westview in Maple Ridge

Third high school reporting virus in 2021

There is a COVID-19 exposure at Westview secondary in Maple Ridge.

It is the third exposure event at a high school in School District 42 in 2021, but the first at Westview.

Fraser Health is reporting a person with a confirmed case of the virus was at the school on Jan. 12.

There were earlier exposures at Pitt Meadows and Samuel Robertson Technical secondary schools.

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Fraser Health has initiated contact tracing to identify individuals who need to self-isolate or self-monitor for symptoms. Those households that do not receive a phone call or letter should continue having students attend school. Those students and staff who show symptoms must stay home.

The school district also asks students and staff to do a daily health assessment, which can be found on the district’s website at www.sd42.ca.


 


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