Today, Aaron Crook reported that the District learned that two members of the Ridgefield High School community have tested positive for COVID-19. These individuals were not in the RHS building during a period of time when they were potentially infectious to others. No contact tracing is needed.
In addition, a member of the Ridgebury Elementary School community has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was in the RES building while potentially infectious to others on Monday, January 25th, and Tuesday, January 26th. Contact tracing for this case has been completed. 15 students and 7 staff members have been placed in quarantine for 10 days.
Crook said, "I have conferred with Town of Ridgefield Health Director, Ed Briggs, and RPS Medical Advisor, Dr. James Ahern about these cases."