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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases: No Exposure to Students or Staff: LHS, NP, EB, GS 1/11/2021

The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) notified the Lockport City School District (LCSD) of nine (9) positive COVID-19 cases.  The breakdown is as follows:

  • Lockport High School...four (4) confirmed cases. According to the NCDOH, there is no exposure to staff or students based on the individuals' last days of attendance in the building.
  • North Park Junior High School...one (1) confirmed case. According to the NCDOH, there is no exposure to staff or students based on the individual's last day of attendance in the building.
  • Emmet Belknap Intermediate School...two (2) confirmed case. According to the NCDOH, there is no exposure to staff or students based on the individuals' last day of attendance in the building.
  • George Southard Elementary School...two (2) confirmed case. According to the NCDOH, there is no exposure to staff or students based on the individuals' last day of attendance in the building.
All Lockport City District schools are operating in the in-person hybrid model of instruction for all staff and students. As you know, yellow zone testing took place last week in the Lockport City School District. These positive cases are not a result of the on-site testing. The results of our onsite testing were posted to our website on Friday, January 8, 2021 at https://www.lockportschools.org/covidtesting.

The custodial staff continue to follow cleaning and disinfecting protocols. Please continue to practice social distancing, wear a face covering, wash your hands frequently, and monitor your health regularly. If you have any questions about your health your medical provider should be contacted.

Thank you for your cooperation as we continue to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay safe and be well.