K-12 Remote Learning Day on Monday, April 12

There will be a K-12 Remote Learning Day on Monday, April 12. All K-12 students will be expected to complete asynchronous work from home on that day. Schools will re-open for in-person learning on Tuesday, April 13.

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The East Greenbush Central School District has been informed that a student from Columbia High School has tested positive for COVID-19. The student participated in school-sponsored activities on March 22 and 23.

The district has completed its contact tracing and identified 18 students who must enter mandatory quarantine at home as a precaution. 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.