The Keewatin Patricia District School Board has received notification of a student that has tested positive for COVID-19 at Sioux Mountain Public School.

The school board is working with the Northwestern Health Unit, which has directed the impacted classroom to close effective today. The positive case is being followed up with by the Northwestern Health Unit and all contacts of the case have been called and given instructions by public health.

Families who have not been contacted directly by staff on the evening of March 11, 2021, are deemed to be at no additional risk and can continue to attend school as usual.

All students and staff should use the Government of Ontario’s school screening tool daily before attending school.