Today, Aaron Crook, COVID-19 Health and Safety Compliance Liaison reported that the District learned that a member of the Ridgefield High School (RHS) community has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was in the RHS building while potentially infectious to others on Monday, March 1st. This individual has a known source of infection outside of the RHS building. Contact tracing has been completed for this case.
In addition, Crook reported that another member of the RHS community has tested positive. This individual was at RPS sponsored events on Monday, March 1, Tuesday, March 2 and Wednesday, March 3. Contact tracing for this case has been completed.
Crook said, "I have conferred with Town of Ridgefield Health Director, Ed Briggs, and RPS Medical Advisor, Dr. James Ahern about these cases. Please wear a mask, wash your hands, keep your distance, and get vaccinated."