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The East Greenbush Central School District was informed today that an employee from Donald P. Sutherland Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee’s last day in school was March 17.

The district has completed its contact tracing and identified five students who must enter mandatory quarantine at home as a precaution. All families impacted have been contacted and given instructions related to mandatory quarantine. The quarantined individuals do not need to be tested for COVID-19 unless exhibiting symptoms or advised by a healthcare provider.

There will be no impact on the school schedule related to this confirmed case of COVID-19.

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 which bring people from different households into contact with each other.
  • Wear masks at all times when out in public.
  • Wash hands with soap and water frequently and thoroughly. Use hand sanitizer when soap and water is not available.
  • Monitor for COVID-19 symptoms and in the event someone is sick, stay at home.

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.

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