Second person tests positive for COVID-19 at Welland school

Quaker Road Public School in Welland. Photo credit: Twitter

A second person at Quaker Road Public School in Welland has tested positive for COVID-19 following a case detected on Sunday.

The District School Board of Niagara said students and staff at the school, located at 333 Quaker Rd. in Welland, who had close contact with the infected individual have been contacted and told by Niagara Regional Public Health to stay home and self-isolate.

The board said custodians will complete a cleaning of the school. A Public Health Inspector and a Public Health Nurse from NRPH have visited the school to complete an assessment.

Anyone with questions about COVID-19 can call Niagara Region Public Health’s COVID-19 Info-Line for assistance from a Public Health Nurse, which is staffed Monday at 905-688-8248 or toll-free at 1-888-505-6074.

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