On Thursday, Jan. 21, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that six individuals within the school community tested positive for COVID-19.
The individuals include:
- An Eagle Hill Middle School cohort B student who was last in school on Jan. 8. Contact tracing determined that no staff or students needed to quarantine.
- Two F-M High School cohort B students who were last in school on Jan. 7 and 8. Contact tracing determined that no staff or students needed to quarantine as a result of either positive case.
- Two F-M High School cohort A students who were last in school on Jan. 12 and Jan. 19. No staff or students needed to quarantine as a result of contact tracing for the student who was last in school Jan. 12. No staff and 17 students must quarantine as a result of contact with the student who was last in school on Jan. 19.
- A Wellwood Middle School cohort A student who was last in school on Jan. 19. Contact tracing determined that three staff and six students must 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.