On Friday, Dec. 11, the Fayetteville-Manlius School District was notified that a F-M High School student, an Enders Road Elementary School student and a Wellwood Middle School teacher each tested positive for COVID-19.
The high school student, who is a cohort B student, was last in school on Friday, Dec. 4. Contact tracing has determined that four staff members and 21 students will need to quarantine. At this time, the high school will remain open for in-person instruction.
The Enders Road student, who is in cohort A, was last in school on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Contact tracing has determined that three staff members and six students will need to quarantine. At this time, Enders Road will remain open for in-person instruction.
The Wellwood teacher was last in school on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Contact tracing has determined that four teachers and seven students will need to quarantine. At this time, Wellwood will 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 individuals who tested positive and those quarantining 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.