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.”
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.”