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Positive Student Case of COVID-19 at Caroline Elementary School

October 10, 2021

Dear Caroline Elementary School Community, 

The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed 1 positive 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. Unless you receive a follow-up 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. If a student is identified as a close contact, you will receive an additional message that states your child is considered a close contact. Any individual who is quarantined will engage in distance teaching and learning throughout their quarantine period.

For more information about contact tracing and the ICSD’s role in supporting those efforts, please visit our website. Take care and stay safe. 


Luvelle Brown