At Least One Confirmed COVID-19 Case at SVRSS

Notification From
Manitoba Health
& Senior Care |

Manitoba public health officials have advised of at least one confirmed case of COVID-19 in the school on September 23rd and 24th 2021 in grade 9 and 10 when the individual(s) may have been infectious.

The school is working closely with public health officials and is following their recommendations. At this time, there is no evidence of further spread in the school, and students can continue to attend school as long as they do not have symptoms of COVID-19.

Close contacts have been identified and advised to self-isolate (quarantine).

Please note the following:
• Public health officials strongly encourage testing so it can be determined whether COVID-19 transmission has occurred within the school.
• The school is not permitted to release the name or any identifying information about the confirmed case(s) of COVID-19 to any member of the school, community, or media.
• The school will focus on preventive measures during this two-week monitoring period to reduce the risk of further transmission. This may include postponing group activities, and continuing to encourage preventive measures such as physical distancing, appropriate mask use, and hand hygiene among students. You may notice some adjustments to their learning plans as a result. If there are any updates on further cases or extensions to the monitoring period, you will be notified.