November 24, 2021
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Today we were informed of a positive Covid-19
case at Leo Hayes High School. We are working with Public Health officials to
identify any students and school personnel who may have been in contact with
Anyone identified as a close contact will
receive a letter from Public Health with specific instructions
on what to do next. This letter will be sent by your school principal,
along with instructions on when rapid tests can be picked up.
All students should plan to attend school on Thursday,
November 25, unless they are required to self-isolate.
It is natural to want to know if your child
may have been exposed to the virus but to protect the privacy of students and
school personnel, details, such as names, will not be released.
Children and young people look to the adults in
their lives to guide them on how to react to worrying and stressful events.
Parents are encouraged to talk to their children about any anxieties and remind
them to treat one another with kindness and respect, in person and on social
If your child is showing any symptoms of
Covid-19, you should:
- Register them online for a test
by clicking “Get tested” on the GNB coronavirus website
- Contact Tele-Care 811. The 811
operators will evaluate your child before sending them for testing.
If you have health-related questions, please
write to COVID-19NB@gnb.ca
Thank you for your continued support as we
respond to the pandemic.
Jay Colpitts, Director of Schools for Covid-19