As of Thursday morning, the school is still set to reopen on Friday. The local health department will be conducting contact tracing throughout the day and will inform those who are identified as being a close contact and issue quarantine orders as necessary.
“We share this information with you as part of our ongoing efforts to keep the community informed of COVID-related issues that affect the school environment,” Burns wrote. “However, we must respect the laws relating to the privacy of our students and staff members, and therefore will not provide any additional details.”
According to the New York State COVID-19 school report card, as of Thursday there are two staff members who tested positive at the elementary school. In addition, one Udall Middle School staff member tested positive and three West Islip High School students.