December 11th, 2021 – The Alaqsite’w Gitpu School (AGS) was notified yesterday of a positive COVID-19 case (rapid test). As a result, possible exposure occurred in the Grade 3 – French Immersion class on Wednesday, December 8th, 2021.
Quebec Public Health cannot initiate contact tracing or give isolation orders based on rapid testing results, as PCR testing is required.
Regardless, the LETE recommends that all students and their families get tested. The testing site at the “York Gym” in Point-à-la-Croix will be open tomorrow, December 12th, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Listuguj time.
To ensure the safety of AGS students and their families and to prevent a widespread outbreak, and give time for students and families to be tested:
There will be home learning for all grades in all programs (K4 – Grade 8) on Monday, December 13th, and Tuesday, December 14th, 2021.
All Grade 3 – French Immersion students must not report to school until December 20th, 2021. AGS will provide home learning during this period.