March 14, 2021 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and the Superior North Catholic District School Board confirm that an outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared at Saint Joseph Catholic School in Geraldton.
Consistent with provincial guidelines, an outbreak is declared in a school when there are two or more COVID-19 cases in students or staff that can be linked within a school setting. At this time, one additional individual associated with the school has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is deemed to have acquired the infection in the school setting.
The school is currently operating virtually with no in-person instruction happening. Working with the school and school board, TBDHU will continue to monitor and assess the situation until the full risk period has passed.
For additional information about COVID-19 and the TBDHU area, please see the TBDHU Website.
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