Five individuals within school community test positive for COVID-19; schools remain open

On Jan. 15, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified of five individuals within the school community who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The individuals include the following:

  • Two F-M High School cohort A students who were both last in school Jan. 5. Contact tracing determined that no students or staff members need to quarantine.
  • Two F-M High School cohort B students, one who was last in school Dec. 17 and the other last in school Dec. 18. Contact tracing determined that no students or staff members need to quarantine.
  • A Mott Road Elementary School cohort A student who was last in school Jan. 8. Contact tracing determined seven students and two staff members need to quarantine.

At this time, all F-M schools remain open for in-person instruction.

Due to privacy laws, the district cannot provide any additional information about the individuals who tested positive. If you would like to be tested out of an abundance of caution, please visit the New York State COVID-19 web page to find a testing location near you or talk with your healthcare provider.

The district continues to thoroughly clean and disinfect all buildings on campus and its buses in accordance with guidance from the state Department of Health and the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Information about F-M’s health and safety protocols related to COVID-19 can be found in the district’s school reopening plan and on the plan’s FAQ web page.