W.L. Seaton Chemistry 12 class in contact with person with COVID

Chemistry class exposure

Details have been released about a COVID exposure at a Vernon high school.

One of several new cases of the coronavirus in schools was at W.L. Seaton Secondary.

"A member of the W.L. Seaton school community has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was in contact with the chemistry 12 class," principal Jeff Huggins said in a letter to staff and parents.

"They are self-isolating at home with support from local public health teams," Huggins added.

"We are supporting Interior Health Authority as they undertake contact tracing to determine if any other members of our school community were in contact with the people who tested positive for COVID-19, and if any additional steps are required."

Meanwhile, potential exposure dates at Clarence Fulton Secondary happened on Jan. 14, 15, 18, 19, and 20.

Kalamalka Secondary School in Coldstream saw potential exposures on Jan. 19 and 20 as well as potential exposures at St. James Elementary School on Jan. 12, 13, 14, 15 and 18.

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