Fort McMurray Catholic Schools, 9809 Main Street, Fort McMurray, AB, T9H 1T7
November 12, 2020
To our Elsie Yanik Catholic School families,
Alberta Health Services continues to work closely with Fort McMurray Catholic Schools to support and manage the safety of our schools. This afternoon Fort McMurray Catholic School Division received notice of a positive case of COVID-19 in relation to Elsie Yanik Catholic School. This case is NOT the result of in school transmission. Elsie Yanik Catholic School will remain open.
Please note there are no additional requirements for any classes or individuals to isolate in relation to this positive COVID-19 test result.
As we continue our focus on preventing the spread of COVID-19. Our custodial services team is conducting enhanced cleaning protocols.
Out of respect to this individual and in accordance with Alberta Health Services guidelines, we cannot disclose personal details of the individual that has tested positive for COVID-19.
We remind families to monitor for any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 using the Alberta Health Screening Questionnaire. Please remember to complete the checklist each day prior to attending school. If you or a member of your family has any of the symptoms of illness listed, please fill out the online Alberta Health Services COVID-19 self-assessment or call Health Link at 811.
The health and safety of our staff, students and community is paramount. We know this news can be distressing for families and supports are available. Please be assured we will continue to work closely with Alberta Health Services to ensure we follow their ongoing recommendations.
Thank you for your continued support.
Lou Ann Demers-Noble, Elsie Yanik Catholic School Principal
George McGuigan, Fort McMurray Catholic Schools Superintendent