10/8/2020 Letter from Superintendent Malkas: One confirmed COVID-19 case.

Dear North Adams Students, Families, Staff and Community Members,

We would like to inform you that we have recently received information regarding one confirmed case of COVID-19 of a student or staff person in the North Adams Public Schools.

Cleaning and disinfecting of the exposed location have been completed per DPH and CDC guidance. Every individual with a potential exposure has been given instructions on the course of action they need to take, including self-isolating and testing if directed. Please note that all information, including the name(s) of ill persons, shared regarding any Public Health investigation is confidential in order to protect patient privacy. 

The district has coordinated with the Department of Public Health to follow all recommendations. If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Nurse Leader for the district, Lauren Gage at 413-662-3240 ext. 2303 or lgage@napsk12.org.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Barbara Malkas

Superintendent