Confirmed COVID-19 case at Oceanside Elementary School

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School District 69 said it has learned of a confirmed COVID-19 case at Oceanside Elementary School, but did not say if the case was in a student or staff member.

The exposure dates are Feb. 25 and Feb 26, according to Dr. Keven Elder, superintendent. 

Island Health staff have initiated contact tracing to identify individuals needing to self-isolate or self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms. 

All contact tracing is expected to be concluded by the end of the day on March 2 and all members of the school community will have received direct communication from the school. 

Anyone who has not received a phone call from public health officials is advised to continue to attend school and monitor for COVID-19 symptoms as per BC CDC guidelines.

The school district said it cannot provide further details because of privacy reasons.

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