Positive COVID-19 Case at IF Cox School

Positive COVID-19 Case at IF Cox School

In the evening on Thursday May 27, 2021, Prairie Rose Public Schools was informed by Alberta Health Services of a positive case of COVID-19 connected to IF Cox School. Close contacts were identified and a total of five (5) staff and 33 students have been placed into quarantine. The positive case puts IF Cox School on Alert status.

Those who are required to isolate will continue to be supported 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.