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11/4/20 COVID-19 Update
Patti Cleary
Wednesday, November 04, 2020

The district has been notified that two students from the Madison Junior School community tested positive for COVID-19. It is important to note that one student has not been present in the school building since Friday, October 30, while the other was last present in the school building on Monday, November 2. 

The district has also been notified that two students from the Torey J. Sabatini School community tested positive for COVID-19. It is important to note that the students have not been present since Tuesday, October 20. 

Additionally, the district was notified that a student at Madison High School tested positive for COVID-19. It is important to note that the student has not been present in the school building since Monday, November 2.

Please be advised that the Madison Health Department is currently identifying  any potential close contacts within the school community and is collaborating with Madison Schools to ensure that quarantine and isolation rules are communicated to close contacts and being properly followed.

Community members should be aware that these individuals and any other affected individuals 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 rising transmission rate in NJ, 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.