Outbreak Designation and Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at Huntington Park
On October 7, Hamilton Public Health Services (HPHS) notified Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) of a positive COVID-19 test result at our school.
To protect the individual’s privacy, we do not disclose their name.
School administrators will contact any students or staff impacted by the confirmed case.
An outbreak has been declared. According to COVID-19 Guidance: School Outbreak Management, an outbreak in a school is defined as two or more lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in students and/or staff (or other visitors) in a school with an epidemiological link, within a 14-day period, where at least one case could have reasonably acquired their infection in the school (including transportation and before/after school care). If you are tested for COVID-19, please inform the lab that this is outbreak #:2237-2021-48294.
Families are reminded to screen daily for COVID-19 symptoms using the provincial COVID-19 school and child care screening tool. Parents/guardians/caregivers, as well as students, should use this screening tool to help decide if you or your child/ren should or should not go to school/child care. For a list of screening questions and symptoms, click here.
For more details about this case, please see the HWDSB COVID-19 Dashboard.
For information related to how cases in HWDSB are shared with families, resources and supports, please visit, COVID-19 Case Management.