All students and staff of École secondaire catholique Algonquin were dismissed today after an individual has tested positive for COVID-19.
This dismissal is related to the COVID-19 Variant of Concern and is a cautionary measure to reduce the spread of the virus.
“We are taking every precaution to keep the students and staff safe. We need to stop the spread of COVID-19 Variant of Concern, and if we don’t act now, it could be devastating for the entire school community, and our district,” stresses Dr. Jim Chirico, Medical Officer of Health.
If you are a parent or guardian of a student at École secondaire catholique Algonquin and have questions, please call the Health Unit’s School Call Centre at 1-800-563-2808 option 6.