Covid-19 Case to Close Cold Spring Harbor High School for Day

Cold Spring Harbor ‘s junior/senior high school will be closed Friday after the discovery of a student with a Covid-19 infection.

 In a letter to parents and staff, superintendent Robert C. Fenter said  that closing the school would time to conduct an investigation.

The District was informed today that a student at Cold Spring Harbor Jr/Sr High School, tested positive for
COVID-19. In accordance with our health response plan, the Suffolk Department of Health was immediately
contacted to initiate a contact tracing investigation. If you are considered a close contact, someone will be in
touch with you tomorrow afternoon. In order to provide the Department of Health time to conduct their
investigation, the Cold Spring Harbor Jr/Sr High School will be closed Friday, September 18. In the interim,
students and staff will follow a fully remote day of instruction. We will share additional information as it
becomes available.
We are in constant contact with the Suffolk County Department of Health and will follow all necessary
protocols to reduce exposure to other students and staff. We will continue to take all necessary precautions to
ensure the health and safety of the Cold Spring Harbor Community as this remains our foremost priority.
Please continue to monitor your child(ren) for any sign of potential illness and complete the District’s Student
Health Screening each morning prior to the start of school.
We will continue to communicate as circumstances warrant, and we greatly appreciate your understanding,
cooperation and ongoing support.

All classes will be conducted remotely Fridat,

It was the second case in a local school; an infection of a teacher with contact with most students at Countrywood Primary Center in South Huntington led the district to shut the building until Sept. 24.

 

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