A COVID-19 exposure has been reported at Drinkwater Elementary School dating to Feb. 25. (Google Street View image)

A COVID-19 exposure has been reported at Drinkwater Elementary School dating to Feb. 25. (Google Street View image)

COVID-19 exposure reported at Drinkwater Elementary

Possible exposures occurred on Thursday, Feb. 25

There has been a COVID-19 exposure at Drinkwater Elementary School in North Cowichan.

Island Health and School District 79 notified members of the school community by email and with a Facebook post around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27.

The date of the possible exposure was Thursday, Feb. 25.

Island Health is completing contract tracing to identify any staff or students who need to self-isolate or self-monitor for symptoms, and, and they will be notified by phone or email. Anyone who does not receive a call or email is asked to continue to monitor for symptoms, and to seek testing and self-isolate if symptoms begin.

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