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ICSD Community Letter - November 29, 2021 ICSD Community Letter - November 29, 2021 Dear Ithaca School District Community, I hope you and your loved ones enjoyed a restorative holiday and weekend. We continue to be grateful for the opportunity to serve your family.  As we reflect on the past few weeks and plan for the future, we wish to share some important information regarding COVID-19 testing in our school district. Partner Organization Pauses School-Based COVID-19 Testing Clinical Enterprise, the agency providing screening testing to our district, advised all participating sites they are moving to a new portal. As a result, screening testing has been temporarily suspended. We will keep you informed as Clinical Enterprise provides updates. Our school-based screening testing program has collected over 2,300 samples for diagnostic testing ...
Three Positive Student Cases of COVID-19 at Ithaca High School Three Positive Student Cases of COVID-19 at Ithaca High School November 29, 2021 - 6:33 p.m. Dear Ithaca High School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 3 student cases of COVID-19 at Ithaca High School. This message is being sent to all IHS staff, and all families who have a student attending IHS. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional message that states your child is considered a ...
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Caroline Elementary School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Caroline Elementary School November 29, 2021 - 8:42 a.m. Dear Caroline Elementary School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 1 student case of COVID-19 at Caroline Elementary School. This message is being sent to all Caroline staff, and all families who have a student attending Caroline Elementary. Unless you received a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We have notified all those individuals who may be close contacts that their information is being shared with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you received an additional message that states your ...
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Northeast Elementary School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Northeast Elementary School November 28, 2021 - 3:45 p.m. Dear Northeast Elementary School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 1 student case of COVID-19 at Northeast Elementary School. There are no close contacts in the school setting, as the individual was already quarantined at home. All other in-person learning may continue as scheduled. For more information about contact tracing and the ICSD’s role in supporting those efforts, please visit our website . Take care and stay safe.  Sincerely, Luvelle Brown Superintendent
Positive Staff Case of COVID-19 at Cayuga Heights Elementary  School Positive Staff Case of COVID-19 at Cayuga Heights Elementary School November 28, 2021 - 3:38 p.m. Dear Cayuga Heights Elementary School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 1 staff case of COVID-19 at Cayuga Heights Elementary School. This message is being sent to all Cayuga Heights staff, and all families who have a student attending Cayuga Heights. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional ...
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Belle Sherman Elementary School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Belle Sherman Elementary School November 22, 2021 - 2:36 p.m. Dear Belle Sherman Elementary School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed 1 positive student case of COVID-19 at Belle Sherman Elementary School. This message is being sent to all Belle Sherman staff, and all families who have a student attending Belle Sherman. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive ...
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at DeWitt Middle School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at DeWitt Middle School November 22, 2021 - 12:25 p.m. Dear DeWitt Middle School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed one student case of COVID-19 at DeWitt Middle School. This message is being sent to all DeWitt staff and students, and all families who have a student attending DeWitt. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional message that ...
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Boynton Middle School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Boynton Middle School November 22, 2021 - 7:49 a.m. Dear Boynton School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed one student case of COVID-19 at Boynton Middle School. This message is being sent to all Boynton staff, and all families who have a student attending Boynton. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional message that states your child is considered ...
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School November 21, 2021 - 6:23 p.m. Dear Beverly J Martin Elementary School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 1 student case of COVID-19 at Beverly J Martin Elementary School. This message is being sent to all BJM staff, and all families who have a student attending BJM. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional message ...
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Caroline Elementary School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Caroline Elementary School November 21, 2021 - 5:40 p.m. Dear Caroline Elementary School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 1 student case of COVID-19 at Caroline Elementary School. There are no close contacts in the school setting, as the individual was already quarantined at home. All other in-person learning may continue as scheduled. For more information about contact tracing and the ICSD’s role in supporting those efforts, please visit our website . Take care and stay safe.  Sincerely, Luvelle Brown Superintendent
Positive Staff Case of COVID-19 at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Positive Staff Case of COVID-19 at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School November 20, 2021 - 8:43 p.m. Dear Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 1 staff case of COVID-19 at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School. This message is being sent to all BJM staff, and all families who have a student attending BJM. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional message that ...
Two Positive Student Cases of COVID-19 at Belle Sherman Elementary School Two Positive Student Cases of COVID-19 at Belle Sherman Elementary School November 20, 2021 - 7:13 p.m. Dear Belle Sherman Elementary School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 2 student cases of COVID-19 at Belle Sherman Elementary School. This message is being sent to all Belle Sherman staff, and all families who have a student attending Belle Sherman. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional ...
Positive Staff Case of COVID-19 at Ithaca High School Positive Staff Case of COVID-19 at Ithaca High School November 20, 2021 - 6:53 p.m. Dear Ithaca High School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 1 staff case of COVID-19 at Ithaca High School. There are no close contacts in the school setting. All other in-person learning may continue as scheduled. For more information about contact tracing and the ICSD’s role in supporting those efforts, please visit our website . Take care and stay safe.  Sincerely, Luvelle Brown Superintendent
Three Positive Student Cases of COVID-19 at Fall Creek Elementary School Three Positive Student Cases of COVID-19 at Fall Creek Elementary School November 20, 2021 - 6:35 p.m. Dear Fall Creek Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed 3 student cases of COVID-19 at Fall Creek Elementary School. This message is being sent to all Fall Creek staff, and all families who have a student attending Fall Creek. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional message that states ...
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Northeast Elementary School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Northeast Elementary School November 20, 2021 - 9:34 a.m. Dear Northeast Elementary School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 1 student case of COVID-19 at Northeast Elementary School. This message is being sent to all Northeast staff, and all families who have a student attending Northeast. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional message ...
Positive Staff Case of COVID-19 at DeWitt Middle School Positive Staff Case of COVID-19 at DeWitt Middle School November 19, 2021 - 2:50 p.m. Dear DeWitt Middle School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 1 staff case of COVID-19 at DeWitt Middle School. There are no close contacts in the school setting. All other in-person learning may continue as scheduled. For more information about contact tracing and the ICSD’s role in supporting those efforts, please visit our website . Take care and stay safe.  Sincerely, Luvelle Brown Superintendent
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at South Hill Elementary School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at South Hill Elementary School November 18, 2021 - 3:35 p.m. Dear South Hill Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed a student case of COVID-19 at South Hill Elementary School. This message is being sent to all South Hill staff, and all families who have a student attending South Hill. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional message that states your ...
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Fall Creek Elementary School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Fall Creek Elementary School November 18, 2021 - 4:36 p.m. Dear Fall Creek Elementary School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) confirmed 1 student case of COVID-19 at Fall Creek Elementary School. This message is being sent to all Fall Creek staff, and all families who have a student attending Fall Creek. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional message that states ...
Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Ithaca High School Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Ithaca High School November 17, 2021 - 8:35 p.m. Dear Ithaca High School Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed 1 student case of COVID-19 at Ithaca High School. There are no close contacts in the school setting, as the individual was already quarantined at home. All other in-person learning may continue as scheduled. For more information about contact tracing and the ICSD’s role in supporting those efforts, please visit our website . Take care and stay safe.  Sincerely, Luvelle Brown Superintendent
Four Positive Student Cases of COVID-19 at Belle Sherman Elementary School Four Positive Student Cases of COVID-19 at Belle Sherman Elementary School November 17, 2021 - 6:06 p.m. Dear Belle Sherman Community,  The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed 4 student cases of COVID-19 at Belle Sherman. This message is being sent to all Belle Sherman staff, and all families who have a student attending Belle Sherman. Unless you receive a communication from the District that your child may be a close contact, you do not need to take further action at this time. We are in the process of notifying all those individuals who may be close contacts that we will be sharing their information with the TCHD and that public health nurses will follow up with them to make a final determination and discuss quarantine. Again, if a student is identified as a close contact, you receive an additional message that states your child ...



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