(Media Release from the Brandon School Division)
Manitoba Public Health officials have advised École secondaire Neelin High School of a confirmed case of COVID-19 that was in the school on Friday, October 2, 2020. This case was not acquired at school.
École secondaire Neelin High School is working closely with public health officials and following their recommendations. Be assured that public health investigations to identify individuals who may have been exposed begin within 24 hours of a confirmed laboratory test. Those identified as close contacts have been contacted by Public Health and provided instructions for self-isolation (quarantine). Testing may also be recommended.
Please note: École secondaire Neelin High School is not permitted to release the name or any identifying information about the confirmed case of COVID-19 to any member of the school, community or media.
The school will be going through a deep cleaning and disinfecting on Saturday, October 10, 2020. The school will be ready to open on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
The Brandon School Division along with all schools will continue to follow the recommendations of Public Health during this pandemic.