3-15-21 Notification of Positive COVID-19 Case at Cherokee High School
Dear Students, Staff, Parents/Guardians:
This letter is to inform you that an individual at Cherokee High School has tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cherokee and the Burlington County Health Department (BCHD) were able to investigate and determine that this case is epidemiologically linked to an exposure outside of the instructional day. The District is coordinating closely with the (BCHD) and following CDC and State guidelines in order to ensure the health and safety of our community.
At the recommendation of the BCHD, Cherokee may remain open. Contact tracing has been completed. If you were identified as a close contact (within 6 feet for 15 cumulative minutes or more over 24 hours), you received additional notifications in the form of a phone call and a letter. If you did not receive additional notifications, no further action is required.
We appreciate our community’s support and cooperation. Any student or staff member who is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms COVID-19 Screening Tool or being tested should notify the school nurse and remain home from school and all extra-curricular activities. Should you have any questions about this situation, please contact me directly at 856-983-5140 ext. 229000 or School Nurse Deidre Golden at 856-983-5140 ext. 221800.
Cherokee High School