Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at James MacDonald
On September 25 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.
HPHS has consulted on this case and have assessed that there are no student or staff close contacts related to this case. The confirmed case was not in the building when there would be a risk of exposure.
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.