Drive Through Food Pantry – July 29

East Greenbush Central School District families are invited to pickup free boxes of food at a Drive Through Food Pantry on Thursday, July 29 at 9:30 a.m. in front of George Martin Electric at 164 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY. If you are driving, stay in your car. If you are walking, please practice social distancing. Masks are optional for fully vaccinated patrons. Distribution will start at 9:30 a.m. and the event will be fully concluded by noon.

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The East Greenbush Central School District has been notified that six students and three employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since schools closed for Holiday Recess.

Those with questions are advised to call the county health department directly at 518-270-2655 or contact the district’s COVID-19 Coordinator at Columbia High School at 518-207-2180.

Columbia High School

  • An employee from Columbia High School has tested positive for COVID-19. There was no exposure at school related to this case. The employee was last in school on December 21.
  • A student from Columbia High School has tested positive for COVID-19. There was no exposure at school related to this case. The student was last in school on December 18.
  • A student from Columbia High School has tested positive for COVID-19. There was no exposure at school related to this case. The student was last in school on December 8.
  • A student from Columbia High School has tested positive for COVID-19. There was no exposure at school related to this case. The student had been quarantining prior to the positive test result and was released from quarantine on December 28.

Bell Top Elementary School

  • An employee from Bell Top Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. There was no exposure at school related to this case. The employee was last in school on December 22.

Green Meadow Elementary School

  • An employee from Green Meadow Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. There was no exposure at school related to this case. The employee was last in school on December 22.
  • A full remote student from Green Meadow Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. There was no exposure at school related to this case. The student is enrolled in the Full Remote program and does not attend school in person.

Red Mill Elementary School

  • A student from Red Mill Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. There was no exposure at school related to this case. The student was last in school on December 18.
  • A student from Red Mill Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. There was no exposure at school related to this case. The student was last in school on December 18.

Parents of the students who have been quarantined have been asked to complete the COVID-19 Screening Form daily and report any symptoms of COVID-19, including fever (greater than 100 degrees), cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, congestion or runny nose, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.

As the number of cases of COVID-19 increases in our country and New York State, the district would like to remind everyone to maintain the strong habits we are developing as a school community:

  • Avoid large and small group gatherings such as parties or unstructured situations which bring people from different households into contact with each other.
  • Wear masks at all times when out in public, particularly when you cannot socially distance or when participating in such activities as club sports.
  • Wash hands with soap and water frequently and thoroughly. Use hand sanitizer when soap and water is not accessible.
  • Monitor for COVID-19 symptoms and in the event someone is sick, stay at home and contact your primary care provider.

We also ask you to carefully consider your potential holiday plans and reduce risk as much as possible.

For COVID-19 updates and information, visit egcsd.org/coronavirus.