South Orangetown Central School District

Sent via SchoolMessenger on December 7, 2020

Our District has been notified that an individual who was at South Orangetown Middle School on Thursday and Friday tested positive for COVID-19 Saturday.

Contact tracing is underway and will continue through tomorrow. Those identified as contacts of the person who tested positive will be contacted by the District and/or a Contact Tracer from the Department of Health.

For Department of Health contact tracing calls:

  • The 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.

South Orangetown Middle School will operate on a fully-remote basis tomorrow, December 8. An extended closure may be required; additional information will be shared with families and staff by tomorrow evening.