Aaron Crook, RPS COVID-19 Health and Safety Compliance Liaison reports that today a member of the Barlow Mountain Elementary School (BMES) community tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was in the BMES building while potentially infectious to others on Friday, May 7. Contact tracing for this case has been completed.
In addition, Crook said that the District learned today that a member of the Branchville Elementary School (BES) community tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was not in the BES building during a period of time when they were potentially infectious to others. No contact tracing is needed.
"I conferred with Town of Ridgefield Health Director Ed Briggs and RHS Medical Advisor Dr. James Ahern about these cases. Wear a mask, wash your hands, keep your distance, and get vaccinated," said Crook.