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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases: AM and EB 4/29/2021

The Lockport City School District (LCSD) was notified of three (3) positive COVID-19 cases. The breakdown is as follows: 

Anna Merritt Elementary School has one (1) case with contacts. The Lockport City School District is fully cooperating with the Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) by providing information for contact tracing. The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) will contact any individual whom they believe may have been in close contact with the individual.
 
Emmet Belknap Intermediate School has one (1) confirmed case by the Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) with no contacts based on the individual's last day in the building.
 
Emmet Belknap Intermediate School has one (1) positive case with no contacts based on the individual's last day in the building.
 
Anna Merritt Elementary School will operate in the full remote model of instruction for all staff and students on Friday, April 30, 2021 and as scheduled on Monday May 3, 2021 with the in-person model of instruction for all staff and students.
 
Emmet Belknap Intermediate School will operate as scheduled with the in-person hybrid model of instruction for all staff and students on Friday, April 30, 2021.
 
Symptoms of COVID-19 may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Possible symptoms include:
  1. Fever or chills
  2. Cough
  3. Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  4. Fatigue
  5. Muscle or body aches
  6. Headache
  7. New loss of taste or smell
  8. Sore throat
  9. Congestion or runny nose
  10. Nausea or vomiting
  11. Diarrhea

If you begin to experience any of the above symptoms, please stay home and call your medical provider.

If you are having any of the following symptoms, you should seek immediate medical attention:
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face
Thank you for your understanding and support as we continue to manage the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.