OCHD determines local school employee not at risk for coronavirus after potential exposure reported

New Harford Central School District sent letters to parents Tuesday about a staff member at E.R. Hughes Elementary School who may have been exposed to coronavirus.

Posted: Mar 10, 2020 5:19 PM
Updated: Mar 10, 2020 5:20 PM

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. – New Hartford Central School District sent letters Tuesday notifying parents about a staff member at E.R. Hughes Elementary School who may have been exposed to coronavirus.

Superintendent Robert Nole said the school reached out to the Oneida County Health Department as a precaution, and, “According to OCHD, our staff member faces ‘No restrictions because [the staff member] was too far removed from the actual contact.’”

The district continues to follow guidelines set by the state and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding preventative measures against coronavirus.

Read the full letter below.

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