Destiny Discover
Additional Case linked to Outbreak

April 3, 2021

Dear Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Elementary School community,

I am writing to notify you that another student from the original isolating cohort test positive for COVID-19. The student were last in the school on Friday, March 26, 2021. Out of respect for the privacy of the individuals, personal health information and identifiers will not be released.

Hamilton Public Health Services has indicated that there are no new school-related close contacts with these individuals.

The health, safety and well-being of our students and staff is always a priority concern for our school and school board but is especially important during a time of pandemic. We will continue to work closely with HPHS to ensure all health and safety measures are in place to prevent transmission to other students and individuals in the school community. Students and staff should continue to attend school, unless directed otherwise by HPHS, and to screen daily for COVID-19 symptoms on the provincial COVID-19 school screening website.

Testing is being recommended for all community close contacts related to this outbreak. The outbreak number for Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Elementary School is # 2237-2021-36819. When booking a COVID-19 test and checking in at the testing centre, please provide this number; it will enable public health officials to link all cases associated with this outbreak.

If you have any questions about COVID-19, please consult the Hamilton Public Health COVID-19 School Health program Hotline at 905-974-9848 (option 5) or covidschoolteam@hamilton.ca.

In closing, we wish to assure you of our ongoing commitment to the health, safety and well-being of our students and staff and will notify you of any new developments.

Sincerely,

Mrs. M. Daoust
Principal







Additional Case linked to Outbreak