December 14, 2021
Dear HUUSD Families and Staff,
On Tuesday, December 14, we learned about a person in our learning community with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Brookside Primary School. This case does not impact a particular grade.No buses were involved with this case and all close contacts have already been notified. We recommend that you take action to help limit the spread of COVID-19, even if your child is not experiencing symptoms.
Vaccinations are available for all Vemonters ages 5 and up. If a person is fully vaccinated, they are not required to quarantine after exposure to COVID-19. Vaccination is the best way to avoid missing learning. Learn more about COVID vaccines for children by visiting COVID-19 Vaccines for Children.
The most important things you can do:
Supporting our learning community In order to maintain everyone’s privacy, we cannot disclose who in our community has tested positive. Remember that we are all at risk of getting this virus. These “COVID-19 cases” are our friends and family, and we need to be understanding and supportive. People with COVID-19 often experience uncomfortable symptoms and emotional stress. Instead of participating in speculation or gossip, offer to help community members who are affected by quarantine. With creative action from all of us, we will get through this period of anxiety and disruption. We thank you for your investment in the health and wellbeing of our school community.
We are working with the Health Department to keep our community safe. We will continue to communicate changes and updates with you.
Kaiya Korb, Building Based COVID-19 Administrator