Region of Waterloo Public Health has determined that a student, last in the Southridge PS building on December 18 is being treated as a presumed positive case of COVID-19. The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared.

Public Health has identified all high-risk contacts of the presumed case and will provide individual guidance to them. High-risk contacts include some staff members and students who have all been notified and directed to self-isolate.

If you are not contacted by Region of Waterloo Public Health, you are not considered a high-risk contact. Public Health works with the school to identify high-risk student and staff contacts of the confirmed case to prevent further spread of COVID-19 in students, staff and the community.

Further information can be found here.