As more and more vaccinations are put into people's arms, and COVID rules seem to be relaxing across the area, it is still important to recognize that the coronavirus is still among us and still presents a threat to our health and way of life.

This was realized at the Sherburne-Earlville Central School District this week when an COVID outbreak has sent students and staff into virtual learning protocol.

It a notice sent out to parents and students this week, the school administration announced that:  "The district learned on the afternoon of April 16, 2021, that several members of the Sherburne-Earlville CSD community tested positive for COVID-19. At this time, the Chenango County Health Department has determined that the case did result in school exposure. The district will be moving to fully virtual instruction. At this time, Sherburne-Earlville will be fully virtual learning beginning Monday, April 19, 2021. The district plans to resume in-person learning on Monday, April 26th, 2021. Contact tracing is currently being completed by the district. Further contact tracing may be completed by county health officials and students or staff will be contacted directly if the county determines they were in direct contact with a positive individual. Please note that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other privacy laws restrict us from disclosing or confirming any personally identifiable information. Any additional questions, including information about testing procedures, can be directed to the Chenango County Health Department at (607) 337-1660."

For other information about the adjustment of learning at the Sherburne-Earlville Central School District please visit the school website for details by CLICKING HERE.

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