Langley School District has issued a COVID exposure notice to families of Richard Bulpitt Elementary.
On Thursday evening the local district sent a letter to families to notify them that an individual within the school community had tested positive for coronavirus.
“If your child was exposed, you will receive an additional letter providing more information,” said Gord Stewart, superintendent of Langley schools .
The COVID-positive individual was at the school (20965 77A Ave.) on Feb. 1 and 2, according to Fraser Health.
Public Health has initiated contact tracing.
“Public Health will only contact you if you or your child was directly exposed to COVID-19,” they said.
Our District has sent home a COVID-19 Early Notification letter to the Richard Bulpitt Elementary school community today. Thank you to staff, @FraserHealth, and families for your support. Read on the school or District website here: https://t.co/I8M8WV6y4A #MySD35Community pic.twitter.com/j0pB5RtBSs
— Langley Schools (@LangleySchools) February 5, 2021
The health authority asks parents to continue to send their children to school and to monitor them daily for symptoms of COVID-19.
As of Friday morning there were 11 schools in Langley on Fraser Health’s COVID-19 school exposure list, including one independent school.
For more information visit www.fraserhealth.ca/schoolexposures.