Public Health has issued the following outbreak notice for the Meadow Lake In Town Bus E2 (service for Gateway, Jonas and Carpenter):
Feb 16, 2021
Meadow Lake Town Bus E2
Northwest School Division
RE: Notice to Staff and Students of COVID-19 Outbreak on Meadow Lake Town Bus E2 (Gateway, CHS, Jonas Samson)
Public Health staff are investigating cases of COVID-19 on Bus E2, Northwest School Division. The virus spreads from person to person by large, respiratory droplets, like from a cough or sneeze. This means that a person would need to have direct contact with droplets from a sick person or surfaces that they have recently touched. The risk of the general population on the school bus becoming infected because of these cases is low. If staff or students are identified as a contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, Public Health will contact them directly for follow-up.
If anyone develops symptoms, please self-isolate at home and call Health Line at 811 as soon as possible to arrange for COVID-19 testing. If medical attention is required please call ahead to your health care provider. If it is an emergency requiring urgent attention, call 911.
For further information regarding COVID-19, please call Health Line at 811, and/or visit the