South Orangetown Central School District

Sent via SchoolMessenger on September 26, 2021

The District was just notified that an individual at William O. Schaefer Elementary School and third individual at South Orangetown Middle School have tested positive for COVID-19. The exposure date for both cases was September 24.

Contact tracing for both cases are underway. However, due to the late hour, contact tracing will continue through tomorrow morning. Those identified as contacts will be called by the District and may also receive a call from a contact tracer from the Department of Health.

  • For such calls, your caller ID may read “NYS Contact Tracing” or display a phone number with a 518 area code.
  • Please promptly answer these calls.
  • Your identity and the information you share will remain confidential.
  • Please provide contact tracers with the information they need to protect our entire School District community.