SURREY (NEWS 1130) — A COVID-19 exposure alert has been issued for an elementary school in Surrey.
According to Fraser Health, the exposure happened at Latimer Road Elementary on Sept. 10.
Contact tracing has begun to inform any individuals that will need to self-isolate.
Superintendent Jordan Tinney said in a tweet the notice went out Friday. The letter said if a letter or phone call was not received, students should still attend school and monitor for coronavirus symptoms.
Thanks to the Latimer Road community for working with us on another COVID contact. Letters going out to community today. #sd36learn #surreybc As always a big thanks to @FraserHealth for our collaboration. @CityofSurrey @Surrey_Schools pic.twitter.com/9voFbziLRk
— Jordan Tinney (@jordantinney) September 18, 2020
Most of the exposure alerts in B.C. have been in Surrey. As of Friday afternoon, 10 schools in that district were listed on Fraser Health’s website.
Earlier this week, the province announced health authorities will be posting exposure alerts for B.C. schools.