A camper at YMCA Camp Mountain Laurel tested positive for COVID-19.
according to the Hamden/North Haven YMCA.
They said the YMCA is requiring that all children and counselors
who were within the child’s group remain home for 14 days before returning.
A statement from the Hamden/North Haven YMCA said they learned Thursday
that a camper who was last at the camp on Wednesday, Aug. 12 tested positive
for COVID-19 and camp families have been informed.
“Out of an abundance of caution, the Y is requiring that all
children and counselors within the group remain at home for 14 days before
returning to Camp or any branches of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA,” the
The YMCA said they have asked families to contact their
pediatrician for further advice and for help with questions.
According to the Hamden/North Haven YMCA, the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA developed safety plans, which include increased cleaning throughout the day, temperature and symptom checks upon arrival. staff wearing masks at all times and defined, small camper groups.