Positive COVID-19 Case at EBHS School

Positive COVID-19 Case at EBHS School

On Sunday, May 9, 2021, Prairie Rose Public Schools was informed by Alberta Health Services of a positive case of COVID-19 connected to Eagle Butte High School. Close contacts were identified and a total of seven (7) staff and 88 students have been placed into quarantine. The positive case puts Eagle Butte High School on Alert status.

All isolated students will be support by the school through online and remote learning methods. Siblings and family members of close contacts are not required to self-isolate, however they are asked to monitor for any signs or symptoms of COVID-19.  Out of respect for privacy and in accordance with AHS guidelines, we cannot disclose personal details about the positive case. 

We remind all families to monitor for any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 using our Student Illness Guide. Our COVID-19 Close Contact Guide outlines the process of identifying close contacts in schools and what to do if you have been around someone who tests positive for COVID-19.

For more information about positive COVID-19 cases in school please read COVID-19 in Schools (K-12) Settings.