Outbreak and Confirmed Case of COVID-19 at Lisgar Elementary
Hamilton Public Health Services (HPHS) notified Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) today of a positive COVID-19 test result at our school.
To protect the individual’s privacy, we don’t disclose their name.
School administrators will contact any students or staff identified as close contacts, who will self-isolate for 14 days.
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 #: 2237-2021-36527.
For more details about this case, please see the HWDSB COVID-19 Dashboard.
For resources on positive or probable cases at HWDSB, please view our COVID-19 Positive Case Resources.
For information related to how cases in HWDSB are shared with families, please visit our Covid-19 Case Management.