Three F-M students test positive for COVID-19; all schools remain open

On Monday, Dec. 7, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that three individuals within the school community tested positive for COVID-19.

The positive cases include two Enders Road Elementary School students and one Fayetteville-Manlius High School student.

  • Both Enders Road students were in hybrid cohort A and were last in school on Nov. 24. Contact tracing determined there was no exposure at school for both cases.
  • The F-M High School hybrid cohort B student was last in school on Nov. 20. Contact tracing determined that there was no exposure at school.

Contact tracing has determined that Enders Road and F-M High School can 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 students who tested positive will not return to school until they meet the protocols set by the New York State Department of Health.

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.