Member of Madison High School Tested Positive for COVID-19

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MADISON — The Madison Public Schools was notified on Tuesday, October 6 that a member of the Madison High School community has tested positive for COVID-19.

The individual has not been present in the school building since Friday, October 2.  Please be advised that the Madison Health Department has indicated that there are no close contacts within the school community.

Community members should be aware of any affected individual(s) will not be physically present in school until they meet NJDOH criteria for return. For reasons of privacy, the school will not be providing class-level or individual-level notifications regarding this matter.

Considering the recent cases in our schools and the current transmission rate in New Jersey, please increase your diligence in the following safety procedures:

  • Avoid unnecessary exposure to others
  • Do not share items with others, especially food and drink
  • Maintain six feet of distance when barriers are not present
  • Wear a mask whenever outside your home
  • Wash and sanitize your hands, regularly
  • Avoid touching your face
  • If you do not feel well, stay home
  • If you believe you may have been exposed to COVID19, notify the school and the Madison Health Department, immediately, and get tested

If you have any questions or concerns regarding COVID19 and our schools, please contact your child’s principal, school nurse, or Assistant Superintendent Dr. Frank Santora at santoraf@madisonnjps.org.

Together, we can keep our community safe and stay Madison Strong.