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COVID Cases at Ridgefield High School, Possible In-school Transmission

Aaron Crook reported that today, Wednesday, January 13, the District learned that a member of the Ridgefield High School Community tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was in the RHS building while potentially infectious to others on Monday, January, 11th.

Crook said that the District cannot rule out in-school transmission in this case.

"We also learned that another member of the RHS community is presumed positive and was in the building while potentially infectious to others on Monday, January 11th and Tuesday, January 12th. Contact tracing for these cases is underway," said Crook.

The RHS community will hear from Dr. Greenwood after contact tracing has been completed.

Crook has conferred with Town of Ridgefield Health Director, Ed Briggs, and RPS Medical Advisor, Dr. James Ahern about these cases.

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