WDG Public Health identifies cases of COVID-19 at Centre Peel Public School

December 27, 2020

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is alerting members of the Centre Peel Public School community in Drayton, Ontario after three positive cases of COVID-19 were found at the school. All students and staff in the 5/6, 6/7 and 7/8 classes must self-isolate until January 1 (end of day). Students and staff in these classes who attended school on December 16, 17 and 18 should get tested as soon as possible for COVID-19.

All other staff and students are at low risk and should watch carefully for symptoms until January 1 and book a COVID-19 test if they experience any of the following symptoms:

  • fever
  • new onset of cough
  • difficulty breathing
  • chills
  • fatigue, malaise, myalgia (muscle aches)
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • runny, stuffy or congested nose
  • lost sense of smell or taste
  • pink eye
  • difficulty swallowing
  • digestive issues (nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain)
  • for young children and infants: sluggishness or lack of appetite

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Media Contact

Danny Williamson
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
1-800-265-7293 ext. 4376