COVID-19 case diagnosed at Cando school

A case of COVID-19 has been diagnosed in an individual in Cando Community School.

In a release issued Friday, Living Sky School Division stated, “We are working closely with Public Health staff to ensure necessary measures are in place to protect all students and staff.”

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Public Health has been contacting anyone who may have been in close contact with the case to provide direction. Following the division’s health and safety protocols, the school has received a deep cleaning/sanitizing and remains open at this time.

The division says, “We remind everyone entering schools to monitor for any signs or symptoms of COVID-19. If you/your child has any symptoms of COVID-19, please call HealthLine at 811 and remain at home. For further information regarding COVID-19, please call Health Line at 811, and/or visit the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health website at www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19.”

The release also says, “We all have a shared responsibility to maintain a safe and healthy school environment. Our school plans contain many important measures to decrease the risk of COVID-19 entering schools including promoting proper hygiene, implementing mask wearing, maintaining cohorts, and asking students and staff to stay home when experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

We wish the member of the LSSD family a speedy recovery. To protect the privacy of the individual, no further details are being shared at this time.”

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