FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Public Schools announced today, December 8, in an email to staff & families, it “became aware of a community member in the FHS daycare who tested positive for COVID-19.”
This would be the second case at Framingham High in the past two day.
This is the 27th case in the public school district.
There have been 10 COVID cases in December in the schools.
This would be the potential fifth case at Framingham High this school year.
Every school in the district now has had a case except McCarthy Elementary and Cameron Middle schools.
“As per district guidelines, comprehensive contact tracing was initiated and all impacted community members were notified and provided guidance about next steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at FHS,” said the District in an email to staff.
“FPS schools are cleaned daily in accordance with our COVID-19 protocol and CDC guidelines. In instances where a school community is engaged in in-person learning and an individual tests positive for COVID-19, deep cleaning is implemented. We will continue to be vigilant in adhering to all of the protocols that have been put in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19,” said the District.
Framingham Public Schools had about 50–600 students in the classroom through Friday, December 4.
Students and staff are expected to return to the classroom on January 4, 2021, at this time.