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Third case detected at Senator Joyce Fairbairn Middle School

Alberta Health Services has been working closely with Lethbridge School Division to support and manage the safety of our schools.
On Nov. 3, Lethbridge School Division received notice there is an outbreak at Senator Joyce Fairbairn Middle School. As a result, Senator Joyce Fairbairn School is required to follow AHS direction and protocols.
The Alberta Government defines an outbreak as: If there are TWO OR MORE confirmed cases in your school setting (staff/child) within a 14-day period (one incubation period) OR two or more confirmed cases staff child) that are epidemiologically linked.
As of Nov. 17, AHS has notified the Division that there are now three COVID-19 cases at Senator Joyce Fairbairn Middle School. At this time, based on advice from Alberta Education, Senator Joyce Fairbairn Middle School will remain open.
AHS has proceeded with defining close contacts of the three cases within the school context, and those
individuals will be contacted by the school via email.
Those individuals will be required to quarantine immediately for the period defined by the close-contact letter.
For more information, please see this letter from AHS: AHS LETTER

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