COVID-19 exposure reported at Watson Road Elementary

COVID-19 at local school

Interior Health has confirmed an exposure to COVID-19 within Watson Road Elementary school.

Information released by the Central Okanagan School District states that the individual is self-isolating at home with the assistance of local health care teams.

A letter issued to families on Saturday confirmed the exposure from a member of the Watson Road Elementary school community occurred on June 8 and 9.

Those who may have potentially been exposed to the individual will be contacted by IH.

“The safety and well-being of students, families, and staff remains our highest priority. Central Okanagan Public Schools will continue to implement the strict health and safety protocols and procedures that are in place so students and staff can continue to attend school as safely as possible,” the news release reads.

“Central Okanagan Public Schools will continue to work closely with Interior Health to determine if any additional actions are required, and to support ongoing communication to the affected school community. As always, we remind people to stay home from school if they show any symptoms.”

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