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On Friday, September 10, the Averill Park Central School District was notified of two new positive cases of COVID-19 – a student at West Sand Lake Elementary School and a student at Algonquin Middle School.

Contact tracing has been completed and those who need to quarantine have been notified.

As a reminder, there is no daily health screening for 2021-22. However, students, staff, and families are asked to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. If you are exhibiting any of the following symptoms, please stay home and contact your healthcare provider:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Diagnostic COVID-19 testing information is available by calling the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline at (888) 364-3065. COVID-19 vaccination for eligible students is strongly encouraged. Vaccinations are currently available for all individuals 12 and older.